Nov 5, 2015

Q.1862

Colin Welland (pictured) passed away on 2nd November 2015 at the age of 81 after suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. Welland won the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay in 1982 for which film that narrated the story of two athletes competing in the 1924 Olympics?

Also, in his award acceptance speech, he included the phrase: “The British are coming!” This is a quote attributed to which American patriot who was also glorified in an 1860 poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow?


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