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Chariots of Fire

Synopsis

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starring
Ben Cross
Ian Charleson
Nigel Havers Ian Holm
John Gielgud
Nigel Davenport
Patrick Magee and Alice Krige
Winner of four Oscars and one of the most celebrated British films of recent years is this true story of two indomitable men, Eric Liddell , son of a Scottish missionary, and Harold Abrahams , son of a naturalised Lithuanian Jew, who brought honour to
Britain as athletic champions in the 1924 Olympics.
Their battles on the running track were the climax of fiercer conflicts in their lives: Liddell striving for the integrity of his religious beliefs, Abrahams fighting against anti-Semitism.
Screenplay by COLIN WELLAND Produced by DAVID PUTTNAM Directed hv HUGH HUDSON
('Eric Liddell - the Flying Scotsman on Thursday at 10.50pm) 0 FILMS: page 16
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Contributors

Unknown: Ben Cross
Unknown: Ian Charleson
Unknown: Nigel Havers
Unknown: Ian Holm
Unknown: John Gielgud
Unknown: Nigel Davenport
Unknown: Patrick Magee
Unknown: Alice Krige
Unknown: Eric Liddell
Unknown: Harold Abrahams
Play By: Colin Welland
Produced By: David Puttnam
Unknown: Hugh Hudson
Unknown: Eric Liddell
Harold Abrahams: Ben Cross
Eric Liddell: Ian Charleson
Lord Lindsay: Nigel Havers
Montague: Nicholas Farrell
Stallard: Daniel Gerroll
Jennie: Cheryl Campbell
Sybil Gordon: Alice Krige
Trinity Master: John Gielgud
Caius Master: Lindsay Anderson
Lord Birkenhead: Nigel Davenport
McGrath: Struan Rodger
Sam Mussabini: Ian Holm
Lord Cadogan: Patrick Magee
Jackson Scholz: Brad Davis
Prince: David Yelland
Duke: Peter Egan
George André: Yves Beneyton
Paddock: Dennis Christopher
Bunty: Ruby Wax






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