King of the Wind


1h 44m 1990

Brief Synopsis

The story of a young Arab boy named Akba whose master allows him to raise an Arabian colt, Sham, after its mother dies. The boy and the horse are traded and sold many times. Eventually, they move to England where they live with an earl who would like one of his horses to win the famous Newmarket Rac

Film Details

Also Known As
Konig der Winde
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1990
Distribution Company
20th Century Fox; 20th Century Fox Distribution
Location
England, United Kingdom; Turkey

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 44m

Synopsis

The story of a young Arab boy named Akba whose master allows him to raise an Arabian colt, Sham, after its mother dies. The boy and the horse are traded and sold many times. Eventually, they move to England where they live with an earl who would like one of his horses to win the famous Newmarket Race. Sham sires a colt which is the beginning of the Goldolphin Arabian breed. The colt is entered in the Newmarket Race against a French-bred horse. Akba and Sham are on the sidelines watching when Sham breaks loose and joins the race, beating both his progency and the French horse.

Crew

Eddie Armstrong

Electrician

Sarah Arthur

Costume Supervisor

Mehment Atak

Assistant Director (Turkey)

Bob Auger

Sound Recording (Music)

Cuneyt Balli

Makeup (Turkey)

Gordon Brewer

Construction Manager

Billy Bridge

Other

Beth Charkham

Casting

Avril Chudleigh

Other

Sally Clements

Production Buyer

Ros Cliffe

Publicist

Necmettin Cobanoglu

Other

Des Coles

Gaffer

Guy Collins

Executive Producer

Steve Cronick

Accountant

Lynette Cummin

Costume Designer

Chris Dando

Production Manager

Mike Davey

Sound Recording Mixer

Peter S Davis

Producer

Zafer Degan

Production Supervisor (Turkey)

Steve Dent

Other

Cana Dolay

Wardrobe Mistress (Turkey)

Patrick Dromgoole

Executive Producer

Erhan Erzurumlu

Production Executive (Turkey)

Phil Frey

Screenwriter

Nick Gillard

Stunt Coordinator

Adam Goodman

3rd Assistant Director

Johnny Goodman

Executive Producer

Steve Groves

Art Direction

Michael Guest

Producer

Fatin Guvendiren

Location Manager (Turkey)

Pamela Haddock

Makeup

Marguerite Henry

Source Material (From Novel)

Jon Holbrook

Other

Richard Hosken

Bestboy

Elaine Matthews

Continuity

Lyndon Matthews

Editor

Paddy Mcmullin

Other

Mark Meddings

Location Manager

Jonathan Miller

Sound Editor

Brian Morgan

Director Of Photography

Sally Morgan

2nd Assistant Director

Deborah Morley

Set Dresser

Keith Owen

Props Storeman

Tim Owens

Sound Editor

Rauf Ozangil

Production Assistant

William N Panzer

Producer

Zafer Par

Production Assistant

Doris Parker

Cashier

Roger Pearce

Camera Operator

Mike Povey

Props (Standby)

David Raine

Other

Fred Rawnsley

Carpenter (Standby)

Jon Rhodda

Boom Operator

Richard Ridings

Song Performer (Prison Ballad)

Stuart Sadd

Stills

Paul Sarony

Line Producer

Brian Saunders

Sound Recording Mixer; Sound Rerecording Mixer

Leslie Sayle

Screenplay

Leslie Sayle

Adaptation

Terry Schuber

Special Effects Supervisor

John Scott

Music

Mark Scrivens

Grip

Serdar Selvidal

Production Assistant

Tony Sharn

Other

Ken Sharp

Production Designer

Carol Stevens

Production Coordinator

Carol Stevens

Assistant (To Producers)

Roy Stevens

1st Assistant Director

Paul Talkington

Music Coordinator

David Taylor

Wardrobe Master

David Taylor

Wardrobe

Mustafa Ziya Ulkenoiler

Art Direction (Turkey)

Kaan Usuanos

Assistant Director (Turkey)

Linda Webster

Makeup Supervisor

Umit Yesin

Location Manager (Turkey)

Film Details

Also Known As
Konig der Winde
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1990
Distribution Company
20th Century Fox; 20th Century Fox Distribution
Location
England, United Kingdom; Turkey

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 44m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States July 21, 1990

Released in United States on Video December 8, 1993

Shown at Wine Country Film Festival July 21, 1990.

Formerly distributed by International Video Productions.

Broadcast in USA over The Disney Channel June 8, 1995.

Began shooting May 1, 1989.

Completed shooting Mid June 1989.

Released in United States on Video December 8, 1993

Released in United States July 21, 1990 (Shown at Wine Country Film Festival July 21, 1990.)