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The Bob Mathias Story (24-Oct-1954)

Director: Francis D. Lyon

Writer: Richard Collins

Music Composed and Conducted by: Leith Stevens

Producer: William E. Selwyn

Keywords: Sports Drama, Biography, Olympics

Independently produced docudrama of the Olympic decathlete, starring Mathias and his wife as themselves. With footage from the London and Helsinki games.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Ward Bond
9-Apr-1903 5-Nov-1960 Wagon Train
Ann Doran
28-Jul-1911 19-Sep-2000 Rio Grande
Bob Mathias
Sports Figure
17-Nov-1930 2-Sep-2006 Decathlon athlete turned Congressman


Bob Mathias   ...   Himself
Ward Bond   ...   Coach Jackson
and Introducing
Melba Mathias   ...   Herself
Ann Doran   ...   Mrs. Lillian Mathias
Howard Petrie   ...   Dr. Charles Mathias
Diane Jergens   ...   Pat
Paul Bryar   ...   Bill Andrews
Harry Lauter   ...   Irving Mondschein
Ann Kimbell   ...   Sally


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