This Sporting Life - Richard Harris / Rachel Roberts - Movie Poster Framed Picture 11"x14"
This Sporting Life is a 1963 British feature film based on the 1960 novel by David Storey, which won the 1960 Macmillan Fiction Award.
It recounts the story of a rugby league footballer, Frank Machin, in Wakefield, a mining area of Yorkshire, whose romantic life is not as successful as his sporting life.
The film stars Richard Harris, Rachel Roberts, William Hartnell and Alan Badel. It was directed by Lindsay Anderson. The film was Richard Harris's first starring role, and won him a Best Actor Award at the 1963 Cannes Film Festival.