Is it me or is this the least exciting Olympics ever? I hadn’t paid attention to when it was starting, but tonight is evidently the opening ceremony.
Perhaps it would be more enjoyable to watch the Cary Grant film “Walk Don’t Run,” which is set at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics with a plot contrivance that there are no lodgings available. “Olympics, you know!” is the running refrain.
There are no Ivy-clad Miyuki-zoku in the background shots, but co-star Jim Hutton wears some trad clothing, including his Olympic blazer with breast patch, and Grant wears those 3/2 jackets with the bottom two buttons fastened, as he’d done for 20 years.
Rah-rah USA. — CC