In 1896 Athens, a publicity-hungry actress (Jayne Mansfield) declares that she'll wed the winner of the revived Olympics' 26-mile marathon, all the time believing that her military officer lover (Nico Minardos) has the event in the bag. What to do when an impoverished shepherd (Trax Colton) comes away with the gold? Xenia Kalogeropoulou, Bob Mathias, Brad Harris co-star. 105 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.