PG | | Biography, Drama, Sport
Two British track athletes, one a determined Jew, and the other a devout Christian, compete in the 1924 Olympics.
In real-life, Lord David Bughley (Lord Lindsay in the film) was the first man to do the Great Court Run, not Harold Abrahams. This was changed, because David Puttnam was a socialist, and did not want to show a Lord winning, and this is one of the reasons that Lord Burghley did... ...
Lord Andrew Lindsay:
Let us praise famous men and our fathers that begat us. All these men were honoured in their generations and were a glory in their days. We are here today to give thanks for the life of Harold Abrahams. To honour the legend. Now there are just two ...
Jenny Liddell is portrayed as opposing her brother's running career. In fact, she was an enthusiastic supporter.
$68,907 (USA) (27 September 1981)
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