The Olympic Hero

The Olympic Hero is a 1928 American silent comedy sports film directed by Roy William Neill and starring Charles Paddock, Julanne Johnston and Crauford Kent. It incorporated some real footage from the 1924 Olympic Games.[1]

The Olympic Hero
Directed byRoy William Neill
Written byRonald De Gastro
Walter Weems
StarringCharles Paddock
Julanne Johnston
Crauford Kent
CinematographyFaxon M. Dean
Edited byHenry Weber
James P. Lyons
Distributed bySupreme Pictures
Release date
June 15, 1928
CountryUnited States
English intertitles



  1. Umphlett p.173


  • Wiley Lee Umphlett. The Movies Go to College: Hollywood and the World of the College-life Film. Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Press, 1984.
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