The Private Life of Helen of Troy (1927)
1h 27min · Comedy · 9 December 1927
Queen Helen of Troy ( María Corda ), piqued by her husband's lack of interest in her, elopes with Paris ( Ricardo Cortez ) to Sparta. Menelaus ( Lewis Stone ), her husband, egged on by his henchman, starts a war with Paris, finally effecting the return of Helen. The time-honored custom demands that he have the pleasure of killing her, but her seductive loveliness restrains him. And so at the end of the story, we find Helen engaging in a new flirtation with the Prince of Ithaca. Moving Picture World, 1927.
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Director(s): Alexander KordaCast: Lewis Stone, Ricardo Cortez, George Fawcett