Rainbow Jacket, The

A FILM BY Basil Dearden


Sam Lilley, an ex-jockey who has been disbarred, is shown a way into Lingfield racecourse by a cheeky-faced lad named Georgie Crain. Impressed by the boy's knowledge of racing, Sam sees immense possibilities in the lad, but finds some opposition at first from his attractive, widowed mother, Barbara. Georgie manages to get taken on as a stable boy, and with Sam's help begins to ride successfully. And when it looks as if the boy's career might go the same way as his own, Sam makes the ultimate sacrifice ...

Genre: Drama
Running Time: 100 mins.
Year: 1954


Bill Owen
Edward Underdown
Kay Walsh
Basil Dearden