This colorful documentary chronicles the events of the 1968 Winter Olympics in France. The events made international celebrities of skater Peggy Fleming and skier Jean-Claude Killy for their gold-medal performances. The camera accurately catches the speed of bobsleds and downhill racers and ski jumpers as they race for the gold. President Charles DeGaulle is shown observing the action over 13 days, which saw France earn the best performance to date in the winter games.
Did You Know?
This is not an official film of the 1968 Winter Olympic Games held in Grenoble, France. It is documentary more about the people of Grenoble and the impact of the Olympics during the 13 days the event was held. See more
La Chanson de Peggy
Music by Francis Lai
Lyrics by Pierre Barouh
Performed by Pierre Barouh See more