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Red Skies of Montana (1952)

Passed  -  Action | Adventure | Drama  -  February 1952 (USA)
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When a large forest fire breaks out in the mountains of Montana, a squad of 'Smoke Jumpers', the paratroop-corps of fire-fighters in the U. S. Forest Service, is flown to the scene from ... See full summary »

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Cliff Mason
Constance Smith ...
Peg Mason
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Edward J. (Ed) Miller
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Richard 'Dick' Dryer
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Steve Burgess
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Boise Peterson
Joe Sawyer ...
R.A. (Pop) Miller
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When a large forest fire breaks out in the mountains of Montana, a squad of 'Smoke Jumpers', the paratroop-corps of fire-fighters in the U. S. Forest Service, is flown to the scene from their regional headquarters in Missoula, Montana. The Forest Rangers, under Cliff Mason, put out the blaze, but several of the fire-fighters are killed. Ed Miller, son of one of the dead rangers, thinks he died because Mason was a coward, and sets out to prove it. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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The "Smoke Jumpers" hit the screen in Red Skies of Montana


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Smoke Jumpers  »

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Watch for a very brief, uncredited appearance by Charles Bronson. He's shown for a few seconds as a cook in the mess hall, holding a soup ladle. See more »

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Version of The 20th Century-Fox Hour: Smoke Jumpers (1956) See more »

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26 September 2002 | by (Ohio) – See all my reviews

'Red Skies of Montana' is a loose adaptation of George R. Stewart's book 'Fire.' After Stewart sold the rights to Hollywood, the story was so altered that it bore absolutely no resemblance to the book. A fourth rate movie, to be sure. Read the original book - it is a much better use of your time.


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