May 18, · CHARIOTS OF FIRE depicts the true story of two athletes who ran in the Olympics: Jewish Cambridge student Harold (Ben Cross), and Scottish missionary Eric Liddell (Ian Charleson). On Abrahams' first day at Cambridge, new students are encouraged to achieve for themselves and for those who were lost in World War I, which has just ended.5/5.
The stories of British runners Eric Liddell and Harold Abrahams are known to many through the Academy Award-winning film Chariots of Fire. As the movie tells it, Liddell was boarding a boat to the Paris Olympics when he discovered that the qualifying heats for his event, the metre sprint, were scheduled for a Sunday.
Feb 01, · Chariots of Fire: Special Edition (Dbl DVD) (O-Sleeve) Winner of four Academy Awards (R) including Best Picture! The inspiring true story of British athletes competing in the Olympics. Ben Cross and Ian Charleson head a sterling cast of newcomers and veterans/5(K).
Aug 18, · Chariots Of Fire Warner Bros. Cross’ path to international stardom began in with his performance in the play Chicago, in which he played Billy Flynn, the slick lawyer of Author: Andreas Wiseman.