‘Chariots of Fire’ premieres in U.S. 30 years ago today

(Friday, September 25, 1981)Chariots of Fire, a British film that tells the fact-based story of two athletes in the 1924 Olympics: Eric Liddell, a devout Scottish Christian who runs for the glory of God, and Harold Abrahams, an English Jew who runs to overcome prejudice, premiered in the U.S. today at the New York Film Festival, six months after opening in Britain.

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