Scarce official program for the opening ceremony of the Paris 1924 Summer Olympics, held at the Olympic Stadium of Colombes, on July 5, 1924, six pages, 8.5 x 10.75, published by the French Olympic Committee. The front cover features an impressive color image of an athlete poised to throw a javelin, with the Earth and Paris pictured in the background between bold text: "VIIIe Olympiade, Paris 1924" and "Programme des Jeux Olympiques." The interior of the program features the scheduled dates for the various sporting events, parties and receptions, expositions, and a day-by-day calendar. In very good to fine condition, with light overall creasing, and a tear to the left edge.
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