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Walk Don't Run (1966)

Approved  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  29 June 1966 (USA)
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During the housing shortage of the Summer Olympic Games in 1964, two men and a woman share a small apartment in Tokyo, and the older man soon starts playing Cupid to the younger pair.

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British industrialist Sir William Rutland - "Bill" to his friends - is in Tokyo on a business trip during the time of the Summer Olympic Games there in 1964. Having actually arrived in Tokyo two days before his original planned arrival, he has problems finding a hotel room because of the Olympics. Spotting an ad posted on a British Embassy message board of a room available to sublet, Bill is able to wrangle his way into the apartment of Christine Easton, who is renting out the sitting room of her one-bedroom apartment as a bedroom for the duration of the Olympics. Bill's short-term living situation in Christine's sitting room is despite her solely wanting a female roommate. Soon thereafter, Bill meets Steve Davis, an athlete with the American Olympic team who seems to be reluctant to disclose in which event he is competing. Like Bill, Steve has arrived in Tokyo two days early of his scheduled arrival, has nowhere to stay for those two days, and without Christine's knowledge also ... Written by Huggo

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The film is a remake of The More the Merrier (1943). See more »

Goofs

When Christine (Samantha Eggar) backs out of the taxi after her ride with Steve (Jim Hutton), her hat falls off to the side. In the very next shot, her hat is back on her head again, with her hand holding it in place. See more »

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Aiko Kurawa: It's not a big MaGilla, unless it IS a big MaGilla.
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References Charade (1963) See more »

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A great romantic comedy
9 November 1999 | by (Kansas) – See all my reviews

This is one of my favorite romantic comedies of all time. What's really fun is the mix of cultures - Japanese, American and British. Cary Grant is amazingly cool, Jim Hutton is handsome and enigmatic, Samantha Eggar plays an uptight woman with a very meltable core. A definite.


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