History Film / ChariotsOfFire

12th Jun '17 8:57:08 PM nombretomado
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The film is based on the RealLife track and field athletes Harold Abrahams and Eric Liddell, who competed for Britain in the 1924 OlympicGames. The film does have a large dash of HollywoodHistory, but was still impressive enough to be nominated for seven {{Academy Award}}s, winning for Best Picture, Original Screenplay (Colin Welland), Costume Design (Milena Canonero), and Original Score (Music/{{Vangelis}}).

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The film is based on the RealLife track and field athletes Harold Abrahams and Eric Liddell, who competed for Britain in the 1924 OlympicGames. The film does have a large dash of HollywoodHistory, but was still impressive enough to be nominated for seven {{Academy UsefulNotes/{{Academy Award}}s, winning for Best Picture, Original Screenplay (Colin Welland), Costume Design (Milena Canonero), and Original Score (Music/{{Vangelis}}).
3rd Mar '17 7:14:22 AM DeepRed
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The film is largely remembered today for its [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TYJzcUvS_NU title theme]].

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The film is largely remembered today for its [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TYJzcUvS_NU title theme]].
theme]], which at the time was a bold departure from other period pieces which typically used orchestral scores.
23rd Jan '17 10:11:41 AM JamesDoyle
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-->''Harold'': Foreign as a frankfurter
-->''Monty'': And a kosher one, at that

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-->''Harold'': -->'''Harold''': Foreign as a frankfurter
-->''Monty'': -->'''Monty''': And a kosher one, at that
23rd Jan '17 10:11:12 AM JamesDoyle
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Added DiffLines:

* ActuallyPrettyFunny:
-->''Harold'': Foreign as a frankfurter
-->''Monty'': And a kosher one, at that
-->({{Beat}})
-->(Harold laughs)
29th Dec '16 4:06:04 PM CurledUpWithDakka
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--->'''Colonel Kenny''': Well, to battle. I hope you enjoy the games. ''(walks off)''
--->'''Mussabini''': ''(after a few seconds)'' "Games"? You must be joking. I've seen better organized riots.

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--->'''Colonel -->'''Colonel Kenny''': Well, to battle. I hope you enjoy the games. ''(walks off)''
--->'''Mussabini''': -->'''Mussabini''': ''(after a few seconds)'' "Games"? You must be joking. I've seen better organized riots.



** Eric: "Don't you believe it--his head's not back yet."

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** Eric: "Don't you believe it--his it -- his head's not back yet."
12th Jun '16 9:06:33 AM Mdumas43073
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The film is based on the RealLife track and field athletes Harold Abrahams and Eric Liddell, who competed for Britain in the 1924 OlympicGames. The film does have a large dash of HollywoodHistory, but was still impressive enough to win the [[UsefulNotes/AcademyAward best picture Oscar]].

The film is largely notable today for its [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TYJzcUvS_NU title theme]] by Music/{{Vangelis}}.

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The film is based on the RealLife track and field athletes Harold Abrahams and Eric Liddell, who competed for Britain in the 1924 OlympicGames. The film does have a large dash of HollywoodHistory, but was still impressive enough to win the [[UsefulNotes/AcademyAward best picture Oscar]].

be nominated for seven {{Academy Award}}s, winning for Best Picture, Original Screenplay (Colin Welland), Costume Design (Milena Canonero), and Original Score (Music/{{Vangelis}}).

The film is largely notable remembered today for its [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TYJzcUvS_NU title theme]] by Music/{{Vangelis}}.
theme]].
12th Jun '16 9:02:06 AM Mdumas43073
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The film is based on the two RealLife athletes Harold Abrahams and Eric Liddell, who competed for Britain in the 1924 OlympicGames. The film does have a large dash of HollywoodHistory, but was still impressive enough to win the [[UsefulNotes/AcademyAward best picture Oscar]].

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The film is based on the two RealLife track and field athletes Harold Abrahams and Eric Liddell, who competed for Britain in the 1924 OlympicGames. The film does have a large dash of HollywoodHistory, but was still impressive enough to win the [[UsefulNotes/AcademyAward best picture Oscar]].
12th Jun '16 9:00:33 AM Mdumas43073
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''Chariots of Fire'' is based on the two RealLife athletes Harold Abrahams and Eric Liddell, who competed for Britain in the 1924 Olympics. The film does have a large dash of HollywoodHistory, but was still impressive enough to win the [[UsefulNotes/AcademyAward best picture Oscar]].

The film is largely notable today for [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TYJzcUvS_NU its score]] by Music/{{Vangelis}}.

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''Chariots of Fire'' is a 1981 British drama directed by Hugh Hudson, starring Ben Cross and Ian Charleson.

The film
is based on the two RealLife athletes Harold Abrahams and Eric Liddell, who competed for Britain in the 1924 Olympics.OlympicGames. The film does have a large dash of HollywoodHistory, but was still impressive enough to win the [[UsefulNotes/AcademyAward best picture Oscar]].

The film is largely notable today for its [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TYJzcUvS_NU its score]] title theme]] by Music/{{Vangelis}}.Music/{{Vangelis}}.
8th Jun '16 11:41:19 PM NWolfman
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* AvoidTheDreadedGRating: A cricket match at the beginning was changed in the US release to a scene where Harold and Aubrey see some disfigured UsefulNotes/WorldWarI veterans at a train station, with an utterance of the word "Shit".

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* AvoidTheDreadedGRating: A Because there was literally no content in the film worthy of a harsher rating, a cricket match at the beginning was changed in the US release to a scene where Harold and Aubrey see some disfigured UsefulNotes/WorldWarI veterans at a train station, with an utterance of the word "Shit".
3rd Jun '16 11:40:46 PM Doug86
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* PatrioticFervor: A notably amiable form in which everyone was greeting each other's flags, etc. and assuming that they and everyone else were part of a {{True Companions}}hip of nations. Mostly TruthInTelevision, since this was soon after UsefulNotes/WorldWarOne and more vitriolic forms of patriotic fervor were frowned upon.

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* PatrioticFervor: A notably amiable form in which everyone was greeting each other's flags, etc. and assuming that they and everyone else were part of a {{True Companions}}hip of nations. Mostly TruthInTelevision, since this was soon after UsefulNotes/WorldWarOne UsefulNotes/WorldWarI and more vitriolic forms of patriotic fervor were frowned upon.
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