Silk Stockings
Silk Stockings (1957)

Silk Stockings, a musical version of the 1939 Greta Garbo film Ninotchka, was adapted for the stage by George S. Kaufman, Leueen McGrath (the then-Mrs. Kaufman) and Abe Burrows, with music and lyrics by Cole Porter. The Broadway production,… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: July 18, 1957
DVD Release Date: April 22, 2003
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Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

The picture effectively marked Fred Astaire's retirement from dancing -- it was his last significant on-screen hoofing, and he's as sublime as ever. Yet it's co-star Cyd Charisse who dominates the picture.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Has a few sparkling moments that are irresistible.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

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

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Aj V
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.