Operation Gamescan 76

This short documentary profiles the Canadian military’s organization, logistical, and security operations at the XXI Olympiad held in 1976 in Montréal. The scale of the operation was large: 16,000 troops were mobilized to provide protection for 7,500 athletes, countless VIPs, and the general public on 138 sites located in Montreal, Bromont, and Kingston. This film offers a behind-the-scenes look at the planning and synchronization necessary to mount a successful international event of massive proportions.

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Film Credits

director
Michael Brun
script
Michael Brun
camera
Michael Brun
editing
Michael Brun
producer
Desmond Dew
sound
Ross Monteath
narrator
Richard Thomas

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