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Title Downhill racer / Paramount Pictures presents a Wildwood International Ltd. production ; written by James Salter ; produced by Richard Gregson ; directed by Michael Ritchie.

Publication Info. [New York] : Criterion Collection, 2009.


Location Call No. Status
 Simsbury Public Library - DVDs  DVD DOWNHILL    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Media Room  DVD DOWNHILL    Check Shelf
Edition Special edition.
Description 1 videodisc (approximately 101 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([18] pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm.).
Series Criterion collection ; 494
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 494.
System Details DVD; NTSC, region 1; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby digital mono.
Cast Robert Redford, Gene Hackman, Camilla Sparv, Karl Michael Vogler, Jim McMullan, Kathleen Crowley, Dabney Coleman, Kenneth Kirk, Oren Stevens, Jerry Dexter, Walter Stroud, Carole Carle, Rip McManus, Joe Jay Jalbert, Tom J. Kirk, Robin Hutton-Potts, Heini Schuler, Peter Rohr, Arnold Alpiger, Eddie Waldburger, Marco Walli.
Credits Director of photography, Brian Probyn ; art director, Ian Whittaker ; editor, Richard Harris ; music by Kenyon Hopkins ; production manager, Walter Coblenz.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1969.
Audience MPAA Rating: PG.
Summary David Chappellet, a ruthlessly ambitious skier competing for Olympic gold with an underdog American team in Europe, clashes with his coach, who tries to temper the upstart's narcissistic drive for glory.
Note Special features: "Redford and Salter" interview with Robert Redford and James Salter; "Coblenz, Harris and Jalbert" interview with Walter Coblenz, Richard Harris and Joe Jay Jalbert; Audio excerpts from seminar presented by Michael Ritchie at the American Film Institute in 1977; Trailer; "How fast?" featurette (1959).
Awards BAFTA Film Award: Best Actor (Robert Redford), 1971.
Language English dialogue with optional English subtitles.
Note GMD: videorecording.
Subject Skiers -- Drama.
Downhill ski racing -- Drama.
Winter Olympics -- Drama.
Genre/Form Sports films.
Feature films.
Added Author Ritchie, Michael, 1938-2001. Director.
Probyn, Brian, 1920-1982. Cinematographer.
Salter, James. Screenwriter.
Gregson, Richard, 1930- Producer.
Redford, Robert. Actor.
Hackman, Gene. Actor.
Sparv, Camilla, 1943- Actor.
Vogler, Karl Michael, 1928-2009. Actor.
McMullan, Jim, 1936-2019. Actor.
Crowley, Kathleen, 1931- Actor.
Coleman, Dabney, 1932- Actor.
Kirk, Kenneth, 1947-1984. Actor.
Stevens, Oren. Actor.
Jalbert, Joe Jay. Interviewee. Actor.
McCarthy, Todd. Writer of accompanying material.
Coblenz, Walter. Production personnel. Interviewee.
Paramount Pictures Corporation.
Wildwood Enterprises.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Added Title How fast?
ISBN 9781604652208: $22.49
1604652209: $22.49
Standard No. 715515051415
Music No. CC1849D The Criterion Collection
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