Film: Silk Stockings

Silk Stockings is the 1957 Musical remake of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's 1935 Romantic Comedy, Ninotchka, starring Fred Astaire and Cyd Charisse, with music by Cole Porter.

An American movie producer, Steve Canfield (Fred Astaire), wants Russian composer Peter Boroff to write the music for his next movie. The composer decides to stay in Paris, but three Russian operatives, Comrades Brankov, Bibinski and Ivanov are sent from Moscow to take Boroff back. Following Canfield's successful corruption of these three with western luxuries, Nina ‘Ninotchka’ Yoschenko (Cyd Charisse), an Ice Queen displomat, is sent to bring all four men back home...

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