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

  • White Rock

    Directed by Tony Maylam • 1977 • United Kingdom

    British documentary film-maker and producer Tony Maylam invigorated the sports documentary genre with WHITE ROCK, an idiosyncratic and utterly engaging account of the XII Olympic Winter Games Innsbruck 1976. He did so by placing music front and cen...

  • Games of the XXI Olympiad

    Directed by Jean-Claude Labrecque, Jean Beaudin, Marcel Carrière, and Georges Dufaux • 1977 • Canada

    Director Jean-Claude Labrecque elected to focus on individual athletes, both in competition and out, instead of sticking to the rigidly in place Olympics program. Labrecque and his co-directors (...

  • Olympic Spirit

    Directed by Drummond Challis and Tony Maylam • 1980 • United Kingdom

    For their short film on the XIII Olympic Winter Games Lake Placid 1980, directors Drummond Challis and Tony Maylam assumed the challenge of making a documentary without any offscreen commentary, relying on music to sustain the ...