Never-before-seen photos of the celebrities who visited Montreal’s Expo 67
By Productions de la ruelle
Charles de Gaulle, President of France
After causing quite a stir at Montreal City Hall, the famous General visits the site of Expo, though the ceremonies organised by the federal government are cancelled…
Marlene Dietrich, German singer and actress
The glamourous German singer and actress delivers a performance as immense as her talent, accompanied by Burt Bacharach.
John Diefenbaker, Official Chief of Opposition in Ottawa
The former prime minister of Canada visits Expo 67—he who was so against the event, arguing that it would be a waste of money! He did seem to recognize its undeniable success, however, and appreciated his visit!
Did you know that the Princess, exhausted by her numerous commitments, was brought to the Royal Victoria Hospital emergency room where she unfortunately miscarried, in July 1967?
Luciano Pavarotti, Italian tenor in La Scala de Milan
Roger D. Landry, fan of the opera, met young Pavarotti during the Romeo and Juliet rehearsal. It marked the start of a great friendship, and a great career.
The Playboy Bunnies
The General Commissioner didn’t want them at Expo: they came anyway!
Princess Paola of Belgium
During the visit of the Princess and Prince Albert of Belgium, the premiere of the Maurice Béjart’s Ballet of the 20th Century happened: an art and dance revolution!