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Operation Gamescan 76

Operation Gamescan 76

| 57 min

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.

  • 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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