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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... See more »

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King George II
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Queen Caroline
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Edward Coke
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Hannah Coke
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Achmet
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Agba
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Lord Granville
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Captain
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Bey of Tunis
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Earl of Godolphin
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Mr. Williams
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Mrs. Williams
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LeDuc
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Duchess of Marlborough
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Capt. 'Blueskin' Blake
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Twicker
Hilton McRae ...
Cook
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Chef Richard
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Woodcarter
Ben Aris ...
Squire Dunn
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King Louis XV
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Jailer
Terence Conoley ...
Cardinal
Paul Sarony ...
French Ambassador
Suzy Cooper ...
Lady Granville
Jeremy Hodge ...
Teenage Gang Leader
Courtney Roper-Knight ...
Rusty Williams
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Blacksmith
Mark Dawson ...
Henry
Mark Collingwood ...
Dr. Goodwin
Richard Bates ...
Jacques
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First Sailor
Mike Eastman ...
Cpl. Tom
Haydn Andrews ...
Constable
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Directed by

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Peter Duffell

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Marguerite Henry ... (novel)
 
Phil Frey ... ()
 
Leslie Sayle ... ()

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Guy Collins ... executive producer
Peter S. Davis ... producer
Patrick Dromgoole ... executive producer
Johnny Goodman ... executive producer
Michael Guest ... producer
William N. Panzer ... producer
Paul Sarony ... co-producer

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John Scott

Cinematography by

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Brian Morgan

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Lyndon Matthews

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Beth Charkham

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Kenneth Sharp

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Lynnette Cummin

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Linda Webster ... makeup artist

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Roy P. Stevens ... first assistant director

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Rob Hunter ... construction rigger

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John Rodda ... sound assistant

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Nick Gillard ... stunt coordinator

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Roger Pearce ... camera operator
Antony Shearn ... first assistant camera
Mark Skivens ... camera grip

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Sarah Arthur ... costume supervisor (uncredited)

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John Scott ... conductor / orchestrator
Paul Talkington ... music coordinator

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John Sparks ... transportation captain

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Steve Cronick ... production accountant
Jason Sparks ... runner (uncredited)

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Plot Summary

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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Also Known As
  • Los reyes del viento (Spain)
  • O Filho da Tempestade (Brazil)
  • König der Winde (West Germany)
Runtime
  • 103 min
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Trivia This was Sir Anthony Quayle's final movie before his death on October 20, 1989 at the age of seventy-six. He died seven months before this movie was released. See more »

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