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King of the Wind (1990)

In 1727, an Arab colt is born with the signs of the wheat ear and the white spot on his heel: evil and good. And thus begins the life of Sham. He is a gift to the King of France, through a ... See full summary »

Director:

Peter Duffell

Writers:

Marguerite Henry (novel), Phil Frey | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Harris ... King George II
Glenda Jackson ... Queen Caroline
Frank Finlay ... Edward Coke
Jenny Agutter ... Hannah Coke
Nigel Hawthorne ... Achmet
Navin Chowdhry ... Agba
Anthony Quayle ... Lord Granville
Peter Vaughan ... Captain
Ian Richardson ... Bey of Tunis
Neil Dickson ... Earl of Godolphin
Barry Foster ... Mr. Williams
Jill Gascoine ... Mrs. Williams
Ralph Bates ... LeDuc
Joan Hickson ... Duchess of Marlborough
Norman Rodway ... Capt. 'Blueskin' Blake
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In 1727, an Arab colt is born with the signs of the wheat ear and the white spot on his heel: evil and good. And thus begins the life of Sham. He is a gift to the King of France, through a series of adventures with his faithful stable boy, Agba, he becomes the Godolphin Arabian, the founder of one of the greatest thoroughbred racing lines of all time. Written by Kathy Li

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Genres:

Adventure

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 May 1990 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

König der Winde See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (Technicolor)
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Sir Richard Harris filmed his role in one day. See more »

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A capturing story, my children loved it.
13 July 2000 | by mg-29See all my reviews

A capturing story, my children loved it the first time and the twentieth time of viewing. It's a film that can be seen often and the magic doesn't disappear.

If you're fond of horses then it's a film to beat Black Beauty.

What more can I say?


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