SILK STOCKINGS (Rouben Mamoulian, 1957)

Although it is no Ninotchka (Ernst Lubitsch, 1939), Silk Stockings is the best film that Rouben Mamoulian ever made. Insouciant, funny, romantic, it is based on Cole Porter’s stage musical based in turn on the Lubitsch film starring Greta Garbo. Once again we are in Paris, where the visiting Soviet commissar, Ninotchka, has been sent […]