New from the BFI

posted July 2, 2012

Nigel Havers leads Ben Cross in "Chariots of Fire." Still: Warner Brothers Inc.
At the BFI National Archive, a routine search for footage has uncovered an all-but-forgotten 1924 film that featured two of Britain’s most famous Olympic athletes, Harold Abrahams and Eric Liddell, whose lives served as the basis of the Hugh Hudson’s Oscar-winning 1981 film Chariots of Fire.

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