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16 Days of Glory (1986) DVD

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16 Days of Glory (1986) Director: Bud Greenspan Stars: Michael Gross, Carl Lewis, David Perry Originally released to theaters, the 145-minute documentary 16 DAYS OF GLORY is comprised of footage recorded by 18 separate cameras during the XXIII Olympiad in Los Angeles. Highlights include the opening-day ceremonies of July 28, 1984; the inspiring story of Englishman Dave Moorcroft, who set the 5000-meter run world record in 1982; and the emergence of 16-year-old gymnast Mary Lou Retton. Covered events range from swimming to judo, offering well-intentioned sidebars detailing the triumphs and tribulations of the various participants. Here is the link to the movie at the Internet Movie database: