Ski Troop Attack (1960)

 |  Action, War  |  8 April 1960 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »


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Complete credited cast:
Lt. Factor
Frank Wolff ...
Sgt. Potter
Wally Campo ...
Pvt. Ed Ciccola
Richard Sinatra ...
Pvt. Herman Grammelsbacher
James Hoffman ...
German Ski Patrol
Chan Biggs ...
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)


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

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They Turned a White Hell Red with Enemy Blood!


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8 April 1960 (USA)  »

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Assalto della fanteria di montagna  »

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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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Ski.... all that you can ski.... in the Army!
5 January 2014 | by (Beverly Hills, CA) – See all my reviews

A five-some of army-type ski dudes tries to thwart evil forces behind enemy lines.

It's 1944 and the 'good' Americans must defeat the 'bad' Germans. To accomplish this goal, our heroes slaughter scores of the enemy, steal a civilian woman's chickens, shoot her in the back, then leave her for dead. This is an Ameican film, right? Not particularly inspiring in any way, but the movie does have the novelty of being different (soldiers on skis).

Sometimes exciting war/adventure film, albeit quite short at about 65 minutes.

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