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Downhill Racer

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Action drama starring
Robert Redford
GeneHackman
When one of its skiers is injured in a fall, David Chappellet , an ambitious downhill racerfrom Colorado, gains a coveted place in the United States team. Despite hostility from hisfather and a string of complicated emotional entanglements, Chappellet is willingto gamble his life in a bid to attain his ultimate goal.
Screenplay James Salter , based on the novel The Downhill Racers by Oakley Hall Director Michael Ritchie (1969)
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* FILM REVIEWS pages 45-50

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Redford
Unknown: David Chappellet
Unknown: James Salter
Director: Michael Ritchie
David Chappellet: Robert Redford
Eugene Claire: Gene Hackman
CaroleStahl: Camilla Sparv
Tommy Erb: Joe Jay Jalbert
D Bryan: Timothy Kirk
Mayo: Dabney Coleman
Johnny Creech: Jim McMullan
Tony Kipsmith: Oren Stevens
Machet: Karl Michael Vogler
Bruce Devore: Rip McManus
Ron Engel: Jerry Dexter

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