07/27/2012 05:27 pm ET Updated Jul 27, 2012

Opening Ceremony 2012 Photos: Stunning Images From The London Olympics Opening Ceremony

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From Shakespeare to the Industrial Revolution, from "Chariots Of Fire" to Lord Voldemort, the Opening Ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics provided plenty of breathtaking images.

Whether or not you read some spoilers before watching Danny Boyle's production (or whether you followed it live or waited for NBC), the multitude of performers during the Opening Ceremony created quite the spectacle.

Here are some of the incredible photos from Olympic Stadium. What was your favorite moment?