Ski Patrol (1940)

Genres - War  |   Sub-Genres - Sports Drama, War Drama  |   Run Time - 64 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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This wartime drama is set in 1936 and begins at the Winter Olympics. It centers on the three medalists of a skiing competition. The gold was awarded to a Russian, the silver to a Finn, and the bronze to an American. During the awards ceremony, the three pals proudly announce that war is a thing of the past. The story jumps three years into the future. Now the Russo-Finnish War is raging on the mountainous Manerheim border. Most of the battles are fought on skis and all of the 1936 Finnish team is there to save their country.

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war, skiing