The 300 Spartans is a 1962 CinemaScope epic film depicting the Battle of Thermopylae. Made with the cooperation of the Greek government, it was shot in the town of Perachora in the Peloponnese. The working title was Lion of Sparta. It stars Richard Egan as the Spartan master Leonidas, Sir Ralph Richardson as Themistocles of Athens and David Farrar as Persian ruler Xerxes, with Diane Baker as Ellas and Barry Coe as Phylon giving the veneration interest in the film. Greek bosses, drove by 300 Spartans, fight against a Persian large number of essentially unfathomable size. Notwithstanding the possibilities, the Spartans won’t get away or surrender, whether or not it suggests their ends.
Right when it was conveyed in 1962, savants saw the film as a talk on the Cold War, implying the free Greek states as “the fundamental fortress of chance remaining in the then known world”, holding out against the Persian “slave space”.
Ruler Xerxes of Persia drives a monstrous huge number of heroes into Europe to conquer the little city-domains of Greece, not solely to fulfill the chance of “one world represented by one master”, yet notwithstanding fight back for the deficiency of his father Darius at the Battle of Marathon 10 years earlier. Going with him are Artemisia, the Queen of Halicarnassus, who confounds Xerxes with her female allure, and Demaratus, an ousted leader of Sparta, to whose rebukes Xerxes pays little respect.
In Corinth, Themistocles of Athens wins the assistance of the Greek accomplices and convinces both the specialists and the Spartan agent, contender ruler Leonidas I, to yield Sparta authority of their powers. Outside the hallway, Leonidas and Themistocles agree to support the restricted pass at Thermopylae until the rest of the tactical appears. After this, Leonidas learns of the Persian turn of events and goes to Sparta to spread the news and rally different fighters.
In Sparta, his fellow ruler Leotychidas is wasting investment with the Ephors over the severe harvest festivity of Carneia that is a direct result of happen, with people from the social occasion battling that the military should hang on until after the festival is over before it strolls, while Leotychidas fears that by then the Persians could have vanquished Greece. Leonidas decides to walk north rapidly with his own gatekeeper of 300 men, who are cleared from the decisions of the Ephors and the Gerousia. They are subsequently upheld by around 700 laborer Thespians drove by Demophilus and barely some other Greek accomplices.