Silk Stockings (1957)


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Movie Info

This musical version of the 1939 Greta Garbo film Ninotchka casts Fred Astaire as a movie producer. Three commissars are dispatched to Paris to reclaim a defecting Soviet composer. Since Astaire wants the composer to write the songs for his musical, he attempts to dissuade the commissars from their mission.

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Romance, Musical & Performing Arts, Classics, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Harry Kurnitz, Leonard Spigelgass, Leonard Gershe, Abe Burrows, George S. Kaufman
In Theaters:
On DVD: Apr 22, 2003
MGM Home Entertainment


as Steve Canfield

as Ninotchka Yoschenko

as Peggy Dayton

as Brankov ...

as Bibinski

as Commissar Vassili Ma...

as Peter Ilyitch Boroff

as Dancer Vera

as Russian Embassy Offi...

as Dancer Gabrielle

as Dancer

as Dancer
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Critic Reviews for Silk Stockings

All Critics (8) | Top Critics (3)

Full Review… | March 26, 2009
Top Critic

Full Review… | June 24, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

Full Review… | May 20, 2003
New York Times
Top Critic

Has a few sparkling moments that are irresistible.

Full Review… | March 8, 2006
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Mamoulian's swan song is one of his -- and Astaire's -- best.

May 20, 2003
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

July 7, 2005

Audience Reviews for Silk Stockings


This is a musical version of Ninotchka, and with a better cast, I enjoyed it. It's a lot funnier than the first movie too.

AJ Verser

Super Reviewer

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