Monday, February 22, 2016

Oscar Week: An Unfortunate Shortcoming

In 1974, Academy Awards security was tight. "Streaking" was popular with the youth of the day and many people assumed that someone would try to run naked onstage. The producers even wrote a joke if the occasion came up. It did and David Niven was the "lucky" person who got to use it- 

"Isn't it fascinating to think that probably the only laugh that man will ever get in life is by stripping off and showing his shortcomings?"