Mighty Jerome

Mighty Jerome

Vancouver International Film Festival

From acclaimed filmmaker Charles Officer comes the story of the rise, fall and redemption of Harry Jerome, Canada's most record-setting track and field star. Gorgeous monochrome imagery, impassioned interviews and astonishing archival footage are used in this triumphant and compelling documentary about what Harry Jerome's own coach called "the greatest comeback in track and field history."

Canada - 2010 - 1h 24m
Directed By: Charles Officer
Written By: Charles Officer

Mighty Jerome
  • Mighty Jerome

    In 1959, at just nineteen years of age, Harry Jerome was Canada's most promising track and field star, and was on his way to the Olympics in Rome. By 1962, after suffering a gruesome leg injury, there was every reason to think that his racing days were over. But Jerome was not just a champion on ...

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    Vancouver International Film Festival

    In 1959, at just nineteen years of age, Harry Jerome was Canada's most promising track and field star, and was on his way to the Olympics in Rome. By 1962, after suffering a gruesome leg injury, there was every reason to think that his racing days were over....