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Release Date: 1974

DVD Release Date: October 4th, 2005

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 39 min

Plot Summary
In this film based on Dick Francis' mystery novel, Alan York (Scott Antony) is stunned when his dear friend, skilled jockey Bill Davidson (Ian Hogg), is killed during a simple steeplechase. Convinced Davidson's death was no accident, York begins an investigation with a suspicion that Davidson's racehorse, Admiral, was drugged in a murderous act of sabotage. Assisting him as he delves into this world of high stakes, horses and gambling is Davidson's devoted widow, Laura (Judi Dench).

Cast: Scott Antony, Judi Dench, Michael Williams, Nina Thomas, Julian Glover, Mark Dignam, John Bindon, Joseph Blatchley

Director: Tony Richardson

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Deception, Suspenseful, England, Intense, Dark, Friend, Pursuit, Mystery, 1960s