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The Iron Petticoat

The Iron Petticoat (1957)

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Release Date: Jan 7, 1957 Wide

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Lensed in England, The Iron Petticoat has been out of circulation for so long that it's difficult to determine whether it is a long-lost classic or the unmitigated disaster many have claimed it to be. Essentially a rehash of Ninotchka, the film stars Bob Hope as Chuck Lockwood, an American military officer assigned to "de-Communize" defecting Russian aviator Vinka Kovelonko (Katharine Hepburn). Meanwhile, Vinka tries to win Chuck over to the glories of the People's Republic. The film remains on

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Very minor reworking of Ninotchka with Hope and Kate, whose accent is all over the place, sharing little to no chemistry. The script is weak but if Cary Grant, her best costar, had appeared in this as originally planned it might not have been a classic but because of their rapport a much better film than it is.
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    1. Dr. Dubratz: She is a Soviet citizen: She is entitled to be seized by the Party!
    – Submitted by Christopher B (15 months ago)
    1. Maj. Chuck Lockwood: Siberia in the spring. Must be a million laughs.
    – Submitted by Christopher B (15 months ago)
    1. Vinka Kovelenko: Here's to world peace.
    2. Maj. Chuck Lockwood: To world peace it is.
    3. Vinka Kovelenko: You dare to drink to that openly?
    4. Maj. Chuck Lockwood: I don't think anybody heard me.
    – Submitted by Christopher B (15 months ago)
    1. Maj. Chuck Lockwood: Keep your flaps down this is a short runway. You're amazing.
    2. Vinka Kovelenko: That is because American woman are superficial. They are interested chiefly in their polish and false busoms.
    3. Maj. Chuck Lockwood: Yeah, they're inclined to make mountains into molehills.
    – Submitted by Christopher B (15 months ago)
    1. Maj. Chuck Lockwood: A hole in one gal, huh?
    – Submitted by Christopher B (15 months ago)
    1. Col. Newton Tarbell: I'm cancelling your leave.
    2. Maj. Chuck Lockwood: You wouldn't do that.
    3. Col. Newton Tarbell: It's done.
    4. Maj. Chuck Lockwood: They didn't act this way at the recruiting office.
    – Submitted by Christopher B (15 months ago)
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