Encyclopedia > Ninotchka

  Article Content


Ninotchka is a 1939 film which tells the story of a Communist Russian official who becomes enticed to the West by the love of a French nobleman. It stars Greta Garbo, Melvyn Douglas, Ina Claire[?] and Bela Lugosi.

The film was written by Melchior Lengyel[?], Charles Brackett[?], Billy Wilder and Walter Reisch[?], and it was directed by Ernst Lubitsch.

The movie was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture. It was famous for the tagline, "Garbo laughs".

The film has been deemed "culturally significant" by the Library of Congress and selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry.

All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
  Featured Article
Hurricane Lili

... went through the Gulf of Mexico in the first few days of October 2002, hitting Lousiana October 3rd. An NOAA aircraft reported sustained winds near 140 MPH, putting Lili ...