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Old v. Gold 122: Chariots of Fire

Season finale! When you think of Chariots of Fire. one thing comes to mind: guys running down a gloomy British beach in long underwear to the iconic keyboard theme song. But did you know that the O***r-winning Best Picture for 1981 also contains other scenes? Yes! And those scenes feature Ian Holm, Ben Cross, and the Borg Queen in a low-key tale of athletic skill, heritage, faith, and the classiest way to practice hurdles at your posh manor. Also, surprisingly, trowels are prominent.

So Ian Holm was never young in anything, was he?

Podcasters: Robert, Tim, April, Joanna

  • 00:00 Intro and Memories
  • 15:02 After the Viewing: Hat Punchin’!
  • 20:20 Historical License
  • 27:32 Trowel Runner
  • 34:29 The 200-meter Monologue
  • 41:36 Muscular Christians
  • 47:31 The Vote

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