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The true story of bob champion, a british steeple chase jockey who, in the late 1970s, was diagnosed with cancer. Rather than succumb to the disease, however, bob stages a miraculous recovery and goes on to win the 1981 grand national steeple chase on the horse aldaniti


Studio Lions Gate
SKU 204238615
UPC 012236212874
UPC 14 00012236212874
Format DVD
Release Date 5/13/2008
Rating Rating
Tear Jerker
Theatrical Release
Editors Note
Note A talented young jockey who dreams of winning the grand national steeplechase is stricken with cancer at the age of 31. His struggle back to health is a moving testament to the power of the human spirit. Based on the life of Bob Champion.
Variety "...A genuinely stirring and heroic [story]....John Hurt does a first-rate job in the leading role..." 01/18/1984
John Irvin
John Hurt
Ben Johnson
Edward Woodward
Cast & Crew
John Hurt - Star
Ben Johnson - Star
Edward Woodward - Star
Jan Francis - Featured
John Irvin - Director
Technical Info
Original Release Date 1984
Catalog ID 21287
UPC 00012236212874
Number of Discs 1
Running Time 106 minutes
Color Color
Original Language English
Available Audio Tracks English
Product Attributes
Actor Hurt,John
Label Lions Gate Home Entertainment
Music Format DVD
Video Format DVD

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