PG | | Biography, Drama, Sport
Two British track athletes, one a determined Jew, and the other a devout Christian, compete in the 1924 Olympics.
The movie required many Edwardian costumes. When Reds (1981), set in the same period, ran over time and over budget, it caused costumes pre-booked by "Chariots" to become unavailable.
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 ...
Eric momentarily loses the crumpled paper from his hand during the 400m race at the Olympics.
$68,907 (USA) (27 September 1981)
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