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This Sporting Life

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Adapted by [[Performer~P315080~David Storey~davidstorey]] from his own novel, This Sporting Life stars [[Performer~P93538~Richard Harris~richardharris]] as Frank, an athletic coal miner who aspires to the greener pastures of professional rugby. Soon establishing himself as one of the most brutal and arrogant players in the business, Frank begins to amass a fortune. He also falls in love with his landlady, Mrs. Hammond ([[Performer~P60655~Rachel Roberts~rachelroberts]]), who initially resists his...more

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