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A selection of musical milestones from the golden days of the silver screen
Tonight: the 1957 production
Silk Stockings starring
CYD CHARISSE with Janis Paige , Peter Lorre
Screenplay by LEONARD GERSHE and LEONARD SPIGELGASS suggested by Ninotchka by MELCHIOR LENGYEL
Music and lyrics by COLE PORTER -
Produced by Arthur Freed
Directed by Rouben Mamoulian
A determined and dedicated Russian girl, Ninotchka, is sent to
Paris on a very delicate cultural mission. Peter Ilyitch Boroff, Russia's most famous composer, has stayed longer in Paris than the authorities like, and has become involved with Steve Canfield, a shrewd American film producer. Ninotchka soon finds out that he is not only shrewd but also very charming ...
Silk Stockings is a musical remake of Ninotchka, the film which first saw Greta Garbo laugh.


Unknown: Fred Astaire
Unknown: Cyd Charisse
Unknown: Janis Paige
Unknown: Peter Lorre
Unknown: Leonard Gershe
Unknown: Cole Porter
Produced By: Arthur Freed
Directed By: Rouben Mamoulian
Unknown: Greta Garbo
Steve Canfield: Fred Astaire
Ninotchka: Cyd Charisse
Peggy Dainton: Janis Paige
Brankov: Peter Lorre
Bibinski: Jules Munshin
Commissar: George Tobias
Ivanov: Joseph Buloff
Peter Ilyitch Boroff: Wim Sonneveld
Dancer: Belita

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