The Rainbow Jacket (DVD)
Bill Owen stars as a disgraced jockey trying to help and up and coming young lad be the next champion.
Bill Owen stars in this previously unavailable 1958 Ealing studios drama. A distinguished supporting cast includes Robert Morley, Kay Walsh and Honor Blackman, and watch out for cameos by Sid James and Wilfred Hyde White.
The story of a shamed jockey who is banned from racing after taking a bribe. Undeterred by his misfortune he takes on a young protégé and decides to train him up as the next champion. But as financial ruin rears its ugly head will they give in to corruption or finally beat the odds? Known for its authenticity, The Rainbow Jacket manages to capture the exciting world of the British racetrack in great detail.
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