British Sport Films
Britain has produced some of the most influential sports films. With Kitchen Sink Drama genre from the 60's with films like the Rugby film This is the Sporting Life, & Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner to The football Hooligans.
This Sporting Life
Broken front teeth & a broken heart
February 7th 1963
Richard Harris - Frank Machin
Rachel Roberts - Mrs. Hammed
Frank Machin: We don't have stars in this game, Mrs Weaver, that's soccer.
Mrs. Anne Weaver: What *do* you have?
Frank Machin: People like me.
Arena or Stadium used Film location
Belle Vue Wakefield Trinity Rugby League Football Club, Belle Vue Stadium, Doncaster Road, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England, UK
Thrum Hall Rugby League Stadium
Here In My Heart - Richard Harris
Paul Barrière Trophy
Richard Harris - Best Actor Cannes Film Fest 1963