1988 Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony Part 25

1988 Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony Part 25


NO WAY. NO, NO.
PUT THAT BACK. THIS IS HOT. I DIDN’T KNOW
THEY HAD THIS. I SHOULD’VE
GOT THIS HERE. I TOLD YOU THAT. SUSAN, I DON’T
KNOW WHY YOU KEEP DRAGGING ME
ALL OVER TOWN. THEY’VE GOT
EVERYTHING HERE. SUSAN,OOK AT THAT! VALERIE? SUSAN! AT THIS PRICE, YOU COULD BUY
ALL FOUR, HUH? THANKS MOM. JUST EAST OF
THE CANADIAN ROCKIES IS A PLACE WHERE PEOPLE
WILL GO FASTER AND FLY FARTHER
THAN EVER BEFORE. THE PLACE IS CALGARY HOME OF THE 1988
WINTER OLYMPICS WHERE A LIFETIME OF WORK WILL BE MEASURED IN SECONDS. BUT IF YOU GO,
BRING YOUR CAMERA AND YOUR VISA CARD BECAUSE THE OLYMPICS
DON’T TAKE PLACE ALL THE TIME AND THIS TIME THE OLYMPICS
DON’T TAKE AMERICAN EXPRESS. JIM: WE’RE AWAITING THE ARRIVAL OF THE TORCH. THESE ARE NATIVE INDIANS WHO WILL PROVIDE THE MUSIC DURING THE LIGHTING OF THE FLAME. THEY’RE REPRESENTING ALL THE TRIBES HERE. PETER: INDIANS GO BACK 11,000 YEARS IN THIS PART OF THE WORLD, JIM. WE HAVE REPRESENT ARE TAKINGS FROM ALL OF THE TRIBES, SO NAMED FOR THEIR MOCCASINS, THE BLACK FOOT. THE CHIPPEWA. HERE IT COMES. JIM: CARRYING IT IT IN, A MAN AND A WOMAN. CATHY WON A SILVER MEDAL IN SPEED SKATING IN INNSBRUCK. SHE’S MARRIED, HAS TWO CHILDREN, LIVES IN CALGARY. KEN READ IS ONE OF THE CRAZY KANUCKS. HE LIVES IN CALGARY AND IS INVOLVED IN OF ALL THINGS BROADCASTING. ))>>BEARING THE FLAG, PREPT HE PREPTING TO THE ORGANIZING COMMITTEE OF OSLO, IS THE MAYOR OF SARAJEVO. THE OSLO NOTHING WILL BE PRESENTED TO THE MAYOR OF CALGARY, RALPH KLEIN, TO HANG FOR THE DURATION OF THE XV OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES. JIM: REMEMBER THE COLORFUL UNIFORMS AT THE OPENING CEREMONY FOUR YEARS AGO? THEY’RE THE SAME ONES. PETER: THESE ARE THE SONS AND DAUGHTERS OF YUGOSLAV IMMIGRANTS TO CANADA. JIM: THE FLAG HAS BEEN PASSED. AND ANOTHER PART OF THE OPENING CEREMONY IS COMPLETE. MAYOR KLEIN WITH THE FLAG FOR CALGARY.

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