Is Boy on a Dolphin real?


Is Boy on a Dolphin real?

Boy on a Dolphin is a 1957 American adventure romance film from 20th Century Fox set in Greece and shot in DeLuxe Color and CinemaScope….

Boy on a Dolphin
Written by Ivan Moffat Dwight Taylor
Based on Boy on a Dolphin 1955 novel by David Divine
Produced by Samuel G. Engel
Starring Alan Ladd Clifton Webb Sophia Loren

What do Phaedra and Dr Calder find during their first two weeks of diving?

Phaedra is a poor sponge diver on the lovely Greek isle of Hydra. While diving, she discovers an ancient brass and gold statue of a boy riding a dolphin, which is said to have the magical power to grant wishes.

What does Dr Hawkins remove from the wound in Phaedra’s thigh?

As she swims closer to investigate, Phaedra cuts her leg on a clump of spiny coral, and Rhif takes her to the town’s besotted physician, Dr. Hawkins. After extracting a nail from her wound, the doctor dismisses Phaedra’s report about an undersea statue as an hallucination.

Where is the statue of Boy on a Dolphin?

Located on Chelsea’s Cheyne Walk opposite the approach to Albert Bridge, the Boy with a Dolphin sculpture is widely considered to be one of London’s most graceful public works of art.

Why does Phaedra go to Athens?

Sensing profits, Rhif sends Phaedra to Athens in hopes of interesting some wealthy Americans in the statue. At the Parthenon, Phaedra shows the drawing to American archaeologist James Calder. Wary of peasants claiming to have found lost treasure, Calder turns her away.

Why does Phaedra go to Athens quizlet?

She is the daughter of Minos, king of Crete, and came to Athens after Theseus killed the Minotaur. After marrying Theseus, she falls in love with his illegitimate son Hippolytus. Aphrodite causes Phaedra’s desire in order to further her plot to destroy Hippolytus.

What did Artemis promise to Theseus?

Entangled in the reins, Hippolytus is dragged to death. Artemis reconciles father and son by telling Theseus that Phaedra was lying, and comforts the dying Hippolytus with a promise to make him the subject of religious practice so that his memory will live forever.

What does goddess Aphrodite do to Theseus?

Aphrodite, the goddess of love, caused Phaedra, who was Theseus’ second wife and Ariadne’s younger sister, to fall in love with her stepson. Phaedra killed herself and left a note blaming Hippolytus’ bad treatment of her for her actions.

Who battled the Minotaur?

Theseus came to the heart of the Labyrinth and also upon the sleeping Minotaur. The beast awoke and a tremendous fight then occurred. Theseus overpowered the Minotaur with his strength and stabbed the beast in the throat with his sword (according to one scholium on Pindar’s Fifth Nemean Ode, Theseus strangled it).