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High Ice (1980)

TV Movie  |   |  Adventure, Drama, Family  |  7 January 1980 (USA)
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A park ranger clashes with an egotistical army officer over how to handle a rescue operation to save three rock climbers stranded on a high elevation ledge of a mountain in Washington state.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Glencoe MacDonald
Tony Musante ...
Lt. Col. Harris Thatcher
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Dr. Pittman
Gretchen Corbett ...
Liz
James G. Richardson ...
Scott
Allison Argo ...
Kathy
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Lt. Zack Hawkins
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MSgt. Lomax
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Sandy
James Canning ...
Lt. Foster
James Kaufman ...
Lt. Foley
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Ranger Boyd (as Dan Chambers)
Byron Patt ...
Ranger Lawson
Jeffrey Prather ...
Tom
Zachary Lewis ...
Glennie
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David Janssen plays a grizzled national park rescue worker who clashes with a rival rescuer over each other's conduct in order to take the credit when they have to rescue some mountain climbers stranded on a high elevation glacier. Written by Anonymous

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Not high enough . . .
23 January 2010 | by (long island) – See all my reviews

I picked this very boring movie up for less than a buck on VHS . . . and I paid too much for it!! David Janssen, Tony Musante & Dorian Harewood are all decent actors -- and they try very hard here -- but this made-for-TV film is just excruciating to watch. The rest of the cast is horrible -- especially the "actors" who get stranded on the mountain -- and half the footage is helicopters just hovering around. Horribly dated and completely useless flashbacks do nothing except add to the film's running time, a very long 97 minutes. Pretty terrible direction and even worse editing just sink this production.

The Vestron Video VHS print (which this was) might be a theatrical version of the film: there's brief nudity during the flashbacks. (The nudity doesn't help add any interest either!)

Thank God for the fast forward button on my remote.


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