PG | | Biography, Drama, Sport
Two British track athletes, one a determined Jew, and the other a devout Christian, compete in the 1924 Olympics.
This was the first non-American film since Oliver! (1968) to win the Best Picture Oscar.
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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