Movie trailer for Helen of Troy, an epic 1956 film starring Rossana Podestà, Stanley Baker, Sir Cedric Hardwicke and Jacques Sernas. The film was based on Homer’s Iliad and tells the story of the Trojan War. Prince Paris of Troy sails to Sparta to secure a peace treaty with Sparta but is forced to return to Troy in a storm. He is swept overboard on the shores of Sparta, where he meets and falls in love with Queen Helen. This movie was released on January 26, 1956.