Barefoot in Athens Movie Review 1966

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TV presentation from "George Schaefer's Showcase Theatre" chronicles the last years of the philosopher Socrates who, barefoot and unkempt, an embarrassment to his wife, and a dangerous critic to the corrupt Athenian leaders, nevertheless believes that democracy and truth are all-important in his city.


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Available on VHS
Running time 76 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Historical Drama, Big Ideas, Biopics: Politics, Greece--Ancient
Peter Ustinov, Geraldine Page, Anthony Quayle
George Schaefer
George Schaefer

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