14th May 1971, Downhill Racer, ‘Kensington post’ page 43
* DOWNHILL RACER At is at the Electric Cinema, Portobello Road, this week. One of an ever-increasing number of films screened after a limited first release, this movie eventually had a smash-hit success at the Essoldo, Chelsea. Director Michael Ritchie’s debut is the story of a young American skier on the verge of breaking into the big time. The film has a style and grace of its own, while Robert Redford’s performance as the man for whom winning is a way of life is one of his finest. On Sunday at 5 and 9 p.m.. Monday at 7 p.m. Tuesday at 9.15 p.m., Wednesday at 7 and 11 p.m.