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Champions

Author: John IrvinJohn HurtEdward WoodwardJan FrancisBen JohnsonAll authors
Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : Lions Gate Entertainment, 2007.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For years, Bob Champion, a talentd young jockey, dreamt of winning The Grand National Steeplechase. Then Champion's life changed forever when he was stricken with cancer at the age of 31. During six courses of chemotherapy, in which his body literally wasted away, he refused to give up.
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Genre/Form: Motion pictures, British
Foreign films
Biographical films
Sports films
Film adaptations
Feature films
Drama
Named Person: Bob Champion
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John Irvin; John Hurt; Edward Woodward; Jan Francis; Ben Johnson; Bob Champion; Jonathan Powell; Lions Gate Home Entertainment.
OCLC Number: 137243094
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Based on the book "Champion's story" by Bob Champion and Jonathan Powell.
Videodisc release of the 1984 motion picture by Ladbroke Entertainments Limited.
Credits: Screenplay, Evan Jones ; producer, Peter Shaw ; director, John Irvin ; music, Carl Davis.
Cast: John Hurt, Edward Woodward, Jan Francis, Ben Johnson.
Target Audience: Rated PG.
Description: 1 videodisc (114 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, widescreen presentation, Dolby digital, region 1.
Responsibility: Directed by John Irvin.

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For years, Bob Champion, a talentd young jockey, dreamt of winning The Grand National Steeplechase. Then Champion's life changed forever when he was stricken with cancer at the age of 31. During six courses of chemotherapy, in which his body literally wasted away, he refused to give up.

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