The story, told in flashback, of two young British sprinters competing for fame in the 1924 Olympics. Eric, a devout Scottish missionary runs because he knows it must please God. Harold, the son of a newly rich Jew runs to prove his place in Cambridge society. In a warmup 100 meter race, Eric defeats Harold, who hires a pro trainer to prepare him. Eric, whose qualifying heat is scheduled for a Sunday, refuses to run despite pressure from the Olympic committee.
Christian life -- Drama.
Cross-country running -- Drama.
England -- Social life and customs -- Drama.
Great Britain -- History -- 20th century -- Drama.
Jewish athletes -- Drama.
Liddell, Eric, 1902-1945 -- Drama.
Olympic Games (8th : 1924 : Paris, France) -- Drama.
Track and field athletes -- Biography -- Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Anderson, Lindsay, 1923-1994.
Davis, Brad, 1949-1991.
Gielgud, John, 1904-2000.
Havers, Nigel, 1949-
Holm, Ian, 1931-2020
Krige, Alice, 1954-
Puttnam, David, 1941-
Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
Warner Home Video (Firm)