Home Page

The Olympics in Mexico

Olimpiada en México

1968
110 Minutes
Olympic Games
Unknown Source

This two videocassette international release from 1970 lasts 110 minutes and takes the 1968 footage to present a newly restored official film of the 1968 Mexico City Olympic Games. The original documentary lasted four hours and was nominated for an Academy Award in 1969 in the best feature documentary category. Coverage includes a host of events including both the opening and closing ceremonies. It was released in the Spanish language with Enrique Lizalde and Roberto Morales providing the narration. The executive producer was Federico Amérigo, direction by Alberto Isaac, text by Fernando Macotela, and the music was done by Joaquín Gutiérrez Heras.


· Olympic Games   · 1968   · Topics