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Up Next in 100 Years of Olympic Films: 1912–2012

  • The Melbourne Rendez-vous

    Directed by René Lucot • 1957 • France

    Of the two feature endeavors made around the Games of the XVI Olympiad in 1956, THE MELBOURNE RENDEZ-VOUS, directed by René Lucot, excels. Its tone is more observant and more inquiring than that of most Olympic films. Shooting in Agfacolor, Lucot and his cr...

  • Alain Mimoun

    Directed by Louis Gueguen • 1959 • France

    ALAIN MIMOUN, a short film made about the titular long-distance runner, is a jewel of a documentary, enhanced by a wonderfully laid-back jazz score by Alain Goraguer.

  • The Horse in Focus

    1956 • Sweden

    This short film covers the equestrian segment of the 1956 Summer Olympics.