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

Redford, Robert. (Added Author). Hackman, Gene. (Added Author). Sparv, Camilla, 1943- (Added Author). Salter, James. (Added Author). Ritchie, Michael, 1938-2001 (Added Author). Vogler, Karl Michael, 1928-2009 (Added Author). McMullan, Jim, 1936- (Added Author). Crowley, Kathleen, 1931- (Added Author). Coleman, Dabney, 1932- (Added Author). Hopkins, Kenyon. (Added Author). Paramount Pictures Corporation. (Added Author). Wildwood Productions. (Added Author). Criterion Collection (Firm) (Added Author).
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Available copies

  • 5 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 5 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Cicero Branch DVD.c DOWNHILL RACER (Text) 78294000223300 DVD Available -
Greentown Public Library - Greentown DVD DOWNHILL (Text) 75342000081119 DVD Available -
Princeton Public Library - Princeton DVD Movie Downhill (Text) 30890000601813 DVD/Blu-ray Upper Level Available -
Seymour Main Library DVD FIC DOW (Text) 37500003321342 Movies Available -
Seymour Main Library DVD FIC DOWNHILL (Text) 37500004192627 Movies Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781604652208
  • ISBN: 1604652209
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (101 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([20] p. : col. ill. ; 19 cm.)
  • Edition: Special ed.
  • Publisher: [New York] : Criterion Collection, c2009.

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally released as a motion picture in 1969.
Special features: New video interviews ; audio excerpts from a 1977 American Film Institute seminar with director Michael Ritchie ; promotional featurette "How fast?" ; theatrical trailer ; booklet with essay by Todd McCarthy.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Art director, Ian Whittaker ; editor, Richard Harris ; music by Kenyon Hopkins ; production manager, Walter Coblenz.
Participant or Performer Note: 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.
Summary, etc.: A skier desperate to win gold in the Olympics joins an American team only to find that his new coach doesn't agree with how he goes about getting it.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: PG.
System Details Note: DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation, enhanced for widescreen TVs; Dolby digital mono.
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Subject: Skiers > Drama.
Downhill ski racing > Drama.
Winter Olympics > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Fiction films.
Sports films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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