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Ski Patrol (1940)

 -  Adventure | Drama | War  -  10 May 1940 (USA)
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1939: Finnish reserve unit defends border, home-town in valley below, from Russian invaders who are excavating an explosives-laden tunnel under their mountaintop encampment.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Philip Dorn ...
Lt. Viktor Ryder
Luli Deste ...
Julia Engel
Stanley Fields ...
Birger Simberg
Samuel S. Hinds ...
Captain Per Vallgren
Edward Norris ...
Paavo Luuki
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Gustaf Nerkuu
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Tyko Gallen
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Dick Reynolds
John Ellis ...
Knut Vallgren
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Jan Sikorsky
Kathryn Adams ...
Lissa Ryder
Abner Biberman ...
Russian Field Commander
Wade Boteler ...
German Olympics Spokesman
Addison Richards ...
James Burton, speaker
Reed Hadley ...
Ivan Dubroski
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1939: Finnish reserve unit defends border, home-town in valley below, from Russian invaders who are excavating an explosives-laden tunnel under their mountaintop encampment.

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Jägarpatrullen  »

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Many of the first names of the listed characters are not typically Finnish at all. Most them suggest a person being of either Swedish or Russian descent. Only Paavo is a true Finnish first name, while Per, Jan, Birger, Gustaf, Knut and Jan are more common first names in Sweden. Viktor is clearly Russian. See more »

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The real Finnish landscape does not feature big mountains as shown in the film. Also the traditional costumes look more like Tirolian than Finnish. See more »

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Funny in a way but awful in a many ways more
29 December 2013 | by (Finland) – See all my reviews

Well of course the movie was riddled with inaccuracies, but I felt the whole time the script was written for another movie. The way everything was so "Tirolean", enemy wearing German uniform(German WW1 helmets barely covered with felt to make them look like Russian), I got the feeling that this script was first about some Tiroleans fighting German or Austria in the first world war. After the winter war erupted and a supporting movie was in demand, they just change the script here and there. Maybe the script was even abandoned and got dug up for this.

Although the movie was short and the lines were kinda awful, I hesitate to admit that this actually might have been someones prime effort. Sure there were no Internet at the time, but I think someone had a dictionary in their home, or someone new something about geography. And also Finland got covered quite a lot in United States' media, so this is all in all very weird movie.

Funny movie for Finnish people, everyone else should avoid it.


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