Silk Stockings ★★★ 1957
Splendid musical comedy adaptation of “Ninotchka,” with Astaire as a charming American movie man, and Charisse as the cold Soviet official whose commie heart he melts. Music and lyrics by Cole Porter highlight this film adapted from George S. Kaufman's hit Broadway play. Director Mamoulian's last film. D Too Bad; Paris Loves Lovers; Fated to Be Mated; The Ritz Roll 'n Rock; Silk Stockings; Red Blues; All of You; Stereophonic Sound; Josephine. 117m/C VHS, DVD . Fred Astaire, Cyd Charisse, Janis Paige, Peter Lorre, George Tobias; D: Rouben Mamoulian; M: Andre Previn.