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April 12, 2017

Ski movies: “Downhill Racer” (1969)

By Brett Yates

Editor’s note: The following is the first in a short series of reviews of mostly older films whose narratives prominently feature skiing and ski resorts.

The opening shot of “Downhill Racer,” the 1969 Alpine drama starring Robert Redford, initially registers as an…