King of the Olympics (1988)

Genres - Drama, Romance  |   Sub-Genres - Biopic [feature]  |   Run Time - 120 min.  |   Countries - United States  |  
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Synopsis by Hal Erickson

The two-part King of the Olympics was released during the 1988 Summer Olympic games. David Selby stars as Avery Brundage, the 19th century sports enthusiast who spearheaded the movement to revive the Olympic games in modern times. We all know the outcome, so there's really no necessity to sit through the film's wearisome four hours. For the record, Part One of King of the Olympics finds Brundage running up against obstacle after obstacle in realizing his dream--and wooing and winning several young ladies along the way. So, for that matter, does Part Two.



athlete, businessperson, Olympic-Games, Olympic-sports, relationship