Opening ceremonies of the 1976 Montreal Olympics; HAMS of flame bearers on raised platform, presenting flame to crowd and lighting Olympic flame. ZOOM OUT to wider shot, PAN of athlete delegations on field, shots of artistic performances on track. HAS of athlete stepping onto dais to pronounce athletes vow. MLS of Queen and entourage standing in her box, ZOOM OUT to PAN of crowd. Floor level shots of German delegation entering stadium followed by Saudi Arabia, Argentina, Cameroun. Brief shot of NFB staff in crowd, editor Verner Nold and producer Jacques Bobet. Shots of Colombian delegation entering, followed by Cubans and Americans.