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Go for the Gold (1984)

| Drama, Romance, Sport
Johnny Morris (Ryan) lives at home with his mother and his physically abusive stepfather. His only outlets are girlfriend Trish and running. His friend and mentor, Victor, a champion runner... See full summary »

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Stuart F. Fleming

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Cast

Cast overview:
James Ryan James Ryan ... Johnny Morris
Cameron Mitchell ... Phillip Pritchard
Mzwandile Mzwandile ... Victor Sabaka (as M'zwandile Ngxangane)
Sandy Horne Sandy Horne ... Trish Palmer (as Sandra Horne)
Tamara Franke Tamara Franke ... Sandra Pritchard
Brian O'Shaughnessy Brian O'Shaughnessy ... Stan Hopkins
Patricia Sanders Patricia Sanders ... Johnny's mom
George Korelin George Korelin ... Sam
Fred Wheeler Fred Wheeler ... Fritz
Morrison Gampu Morrison Gampu ... Victor's father
Denis Smith Denis Smith ... TV interviewer (as Dennis Smith)
Zipporah Benn Zipporah Benn ... Phillip's secretary
Larry Taylor ... Desk clerk
Heine Toerien Heine Toerien ... Club member
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Storyline

Johnny Morris (Ryan) lives at home with his mother and his physically abusive stepfather. His only outlets are girlfriend Trish and running. His friend and mentor, Victor, a champion runner, helps him train for his first marathon. Industrialist Phillip Prichard discovers Johnny and takes him under his wing. Prichard forces Johnny to give up Trish and Victor. In return Johnny will receive money and fame. But Johnny must choose whether money is worth giving up everything meaningful in his life. Written by runningmovies.com

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Drama | Romance | Sport

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Country:

USA | South Africa

Language:

English

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Johannesburg, South Africa

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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