Sword of Honour (1939)

Genres - Drama  |   Run Time - 83 min.  |   Countries - UK  |  
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In this drama, a young son follows in his father's and his grandfather's footsteps by attending military college at Sandhurst. There he ends up getting strongly disciplined for abusing a horse. This results in his dropping out to become a jockey and his riding in the Grand National. In the end, he proves himself an excellent horseman and is able to return to Sandhurst with his head held high. He then wins the coveted Sword of Honour.

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horse-racing, family, generation-gap, honor [recognition], horse, military-school, pride, racer, redemption, sports, tradition