• Short Summary

    Last minute preparations and opening ceremony for Winter Olympics at Grenoble, France.

  • Description

    No title. Last minute preparations before opening of Winter Olympics, Grenoble, France.

    Aerial shot of helicopter flying over Grenoble. Aerial shot sky scraper built for Olympics. Aerial view new sports stadium and ice stadium. L/S ice stadium.

    Interior shot ice skaters practising. C/U French Prime Minister Georges Pompidou. L/S girl practising on ice. C/U M. Pompidou. M/S ditto, pan to L/S of ski slopes.

    Panning L/S the ski jump. L/S soldiers treading the snow down on the slope during snow storm. C/U ditto. M/S more soldiers with skis treading snow down.

    L/S standard bearers coming into stadium at rehearsal of opening ceremony. C/U Olympic Flag. Zoom in as runner comes through stadium with flaming torch. Panning shot ditto. The runner climbs a tall flight of steps and lights Olympic flame. L/S the Olympic Flame.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2049.51
    Media URN:
    56582
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/02/1968
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:59:04:00 / 02:00:24:00
    Canister:
    68/12

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