PG | | Biography, Drama, Sport
Two British track athletes, one a determined Jew, and the other a devout Christian, compete in the 1924 Olympics.
The film takes place in 1919, 1924, and 1978.
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 ...
At minute 57 in the movie, that takes place in the early twenties of XX century, when Eric Liddell is asked for an autograph he does not unscrew or remove any cap from the pen he uses. As all fountain pens have caps, he seems to be using a ballpoint pen because of a retractable tip type. Actually a patent for ball pen was only filed by László Bíró in UK in 1938.
$68,907 (USA) (27 September 1981)