PG | | Biography, Drama, Sport
Two British track athletes, one a determined Jew, and the other a devout Christian, compete in the 1924 Olympics.
In the opening scene of the 1978 memorial to Harold Abrahams, by a mistake Aubrey Montague is shown as one of only two remaining survivors of the 1924 Olympic GB runners. In fact Montague died on 30 January 1948, coincidentally the exact same day as Mohandas K. Gandhi... ...
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 ...
In 1924, the future Edward VIII/Duke of Windsor was Prince of Wales. At the meeting between "the committee" and Eric Liddell, Lord Birkenhead calls him "David". Some have assumed that this is a goof because he is played by David Yelland, but in fact the prince was known to his friends and family as David, and it is coincidence that an actor with the same name plays him.
$68,907 (USA) (27 September 1981)
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