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Going for gold : the '48 games

Author: Chrissy SkinnsWilliam IvoryDavid BlairJames FrainGeoffrey PalmerAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : BBC ; Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, 2012.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Based on a true story, this film follows the compelling journey to the Olympic final of boatbuilder's son Bert Bushnell and Oxford-educated Richard "Dickie" Burnell. Thrown together as double sculling partners just six weeks before the games, they had to overcome vast differences in their backgrounds to become a world class rowing team on an International Olympic stage.
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Genre/Form: Made-for-TV movies
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Chrissy Skinns; William Ivory; David Blair; James Frain; Geoffrey Palmer; Matt Smith; British Broadcasting Corporation.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 9781622241927 1622241924
Language Note: Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing.
OCLC Number: 801842036
Notes: Title from container.
Originally aired as a made-for-TV movie on the BBC network.
Special features: 1948 Olympics trivia game; photo gallery; trailer.
Credits: Director of photograpny, Kieran McGuigan ; editor, Pia Di Ciaula ; music composer, Rob Lane.
Cast: James Frain, Geoffrey Palmer, Matt Smith, Sam Hoare.
Description: 1 videodisc (90 min) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo., NTSC.
Responsibility: produced by Chrissy Skinns ; written by William Ivory ; directed by David Blair.

Abstract:

Based on a true story, this film follows the compelling journey to the Olympic final of boatbuilder's son Bert Bushnell and Oxford-educated Richard "Dickie" Burnell. Thrown together as double sculling partners just six weeks before the games, they had to overcome vast differences in their backgrounds to become a world class rowing team on an International Olympic stage.
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