Olympics: Hooray for Hollywood

Leave it to Tinsel Land to stage a socko opening ceremony

Surprised to be so moved?

It could hardly have been anything less than moving, given the elements:

world's capital of show business; biggest show in the world; world's biggest audience. These Hollywood people are very good at what they do; they know more about emotional strings than most talented shrinks—and Saturday they pulled them all. Not that it was easy. Not that an ocean of perspiration hadn't been shed in the weeks leading up to that explosive curtain raiser.

Even the rehearsals had their...

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