The Heroes of Telemark (1965) was a Action - Drama Film directed by Anthony Mann and produced by Benjamin Fisz.
Anthony Mann's The Heroes of TelemarkBy Rick29 on Jan 7, 2019 From Classic Film & TV Cafe
If not for a small band of Norwegian commandos, Adolf Hitler might have had an atomic bomb before the U.S.--leading to a very different outcome for World War II. The Norwegians' exploits form the basis for the fascinating premise of Anthony Mann's The Heroes of Telemark (1965). The film opens in ... Read full article
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In the ski-ing chase where the black-clad Jensen (Roy Dotrice) is pursuing Pedersen (Kirk Douglas), Dotrice's stand-in double was one of the original saboteur heroes of the WWII Telemark operation.
In the movie there is gunfire when the attack on the heavy-water plant is made, but apparently in the real life World War II Operation Gunnerside there was no shooting during the raid.
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