PG | | Biography, Drama, Sport
Two British track athletes, one a determined Jew, and the other a devout Christian, compete in the 1924 Olympics.
The real Eric Liddell found out about the 100 meter heat being held on a Sunday several months in advance of the Paris games. The British Olympic team was then able to adjust and fit him into the 400 meter race instead.
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 ...
Harold Abrahams fiancée is incorrectly identified as opera singer Sybil Gordon. Abrahams actually married Sybil Evers, a singer at the same opera house as Gordon, but they did not meet until 1934.
$68,907 (USA) (27 September 1981)
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