Olympic Glory captures the pageantry and spectacle of the 1998 Winter Olympic Games in Nagano, Japan, and explores the science and technology behind the human drama. The film shares the excitement of 72 nations and 3,400 athletes in their quest for the gold medal. Race through the Super G downhill with Picabo Street; skate alongside Tara Lipinski on her way to a gold medal; feel an injured Michelle Kwan skate with presence and grace toward a silver medal; experience the U.S. women’s ice hockey team win the first-ever Olympic gold medal in the sport.

Length: 40:00

Film Details

  • Year Released: 1999
  • Date Released:
    January 1999
  • Alternate Titles:
  • Status: Inactive
  • 3D: No
  • Run Time: 31-50
  • Formats: 8/70, 15/70
  • Distributor:

    Olympic Television Archive Bureau, McCormack House, Burlington Lane, London, W4 2TH, Tel: +44 (0)208 233 6169

  • Produced By:
    A MegaSystems production in association with the International Olympic Committee
  • Executive Producer: Kathleen Kennedy, David Haspel (co-executive producer)
  • Producer: Frank Marshall (co-producer), Kieth Merrill, Scott Swofford (co-producer)
  • Director:  Kieth Merrill
  • Associate Producer: 
  • Writer:  Jeffrey Berry, Tomas Keneally
  • Cinematography: T. C. Christensen, George Griner, Reed Smoot, Rodney Taylor
  • Sound Editor: 
  • Visual Effects:
  • Music/Score:  Sam Cardon
  • Editor: Mark Fitzgerald, Christopher Rouse
  • Narrator: Stacy Keach
  • Other Credits:
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  • Sports



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