STK-ID 70550

1976 Montreal summer Olympics; various shots of opening ceremony in Kingston. MS of guard tower of nearby prison, TILT DOWN to HAS of group of singers in red robes walking by before ceremony. Shot of flame bearer arriving on docks, presenting flame to crowd, then running over to waiting boat that delivers him to foot of flame tower; he runs up steps and lights flame, PAN to shot of destroyer HMS Saguenay (206) riding anchor. MS of flags, closer shot of Olympic flag. MLS of prison with boats sailing by in foreground.


Excerpt from
Games of the XXI Olympiad
Kingston (Ontario)
National Film Board
Available formats
HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk, Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
16mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio
ANAMORPHIC_4/3, 4/3, 16/9
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080