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German Ski Patrol
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German Ski Patrol
Tom Staley ...
German Ski Patrol
David Mackie ...
German Ski Patrol
Skeeter Bayer ...
German Ski Patrol
Wayne Lasher ...
German Ski Patrol
Sheila Noonan ...
Frau Karl Heinsdorf (as Sheila Carol)
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An American patrol has to cross behind enemy lines by skis in order to blow up an important railroad bridge. The task is made harder by conflicts between the platoon's veteran sergeant and its inexperienced lieutenant and by constant attacks by pursuing German troops. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Roger Corman had his actors positioned for a ski run down a mountain of virgin snow. When he called for action on his bullhorn, however, the sound waves started an avalanche. No one was hurt, but Corman was frustrated by this unplanned event. There was only one thing he could do. Corman raised the bullhorn to his mouth and ordered his crew to "Stop that snow!" See more »

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11 March 2008 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

Ski Troop Attack (1960)

*** (out of 4)

Ultra low-budget Roger Corman flick about a group of Americans (on skis) stuck behind German lines. The film is certainly very silly but at the same time it remains very interesting throughout. Considering Corman only took two weeks shooting this thing it's rather amazing at how good it came out looking. There's some very nice cinematography and the locations are great. There's really nothing overly special about this film but it does contain some nice action and a rather unique story.


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