• Short Summary

    The Organizing Committee for the 1976 Olympic Games launched recently a "welcome song" to the Games of the XXI Olympiad.

  • Description

    The Organizing Committee for the 1976 Olympic Games launched recently a "welcome song" to the Games of the XXI Olympiad. The music of "Welcome to Montreal" was composed by Andr??? Mathieu and Vic Vogel. Words are by Claude Lacombe and Ren??? Simard. "Welcome to Montreal" is sung by Ren??? Simard, Canada's most popular young singer.

    In the introduction to the film, Ren??? Simard is seen presenting a record of the song to His Excellency Mr. Rogger Rousseau, president of ???. This took place during a press conference held on October 3rd, 1975.

    Later on that same day, Ren??? Simard proceeds to the symbolic presentation of the record to two construction workers from the Olympic site; all their fellow workers on the Olympic construction sites will also receive a copy of the record.

    Ren??? Simard also presents a copy of the record to Lord Killanin, president of the International Olympic Committee, and to Mr. Jean Drapeau, Mayor of Montreal, on the occasion of a dinner offered by the City of Montreal to the IOC Executive Board and the General Assembly of the International Sports Federations. This dinner took place on October 5th, 1975
    SYNOPSIS: Welcome to Montr???al, his welcome to Montr???al, his We're glad to welcome you, Our word is ??? welcome to ???, bis welcome to ???, bis ??? love to say.

    ???, We hope you're on your way. Now the world can share our happy place, ??? see its friendly face, ??? a bridge between the nations, Pass the flame from hand to hand, Bring together generations, In the brotherhood of man. Welcome to ???. his welcome to ???, bis
    we're glad to welcome you, Our ward is "Bienvenue" welcome to ???, bis welcome to ???, bis we hold our flame on high in the Olympic sky. We can share the world between us now, A time to understand, Build a bridge between the nations, pass the flame from hand to hand, Sring together generations.

    In the brotherhood of man. Welcome to ???, bis welcome to ???, bis The city that we love, And you'll love best of all Olympic ???, his Came on and hear our call, ??? love to welcome you to ???.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAB09F9Z3R4EWKY5JBI0GAPLM51
    Media URN:
    VLVAB09F9Z3R4EWKY5JBI0GAPLM51
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/10/1975
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:03:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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