Basic facts

Media (1)

Original title Ninotchka
Film type Feature
Category Fiction
Director
Screenplay
Production country
Production company
Awards
Classification Allowed for all
Dialogue
Swedish release 1940-03-13

Cast

Greta Garbo
Nina "Ninotchka" Ivanovna Yakushova, ryskt sändebud

Melvyn Douglas
greve Leon d'Algout

Ina Claire
storhertiginnan Swana

Sig Rumann
Mikhail "Mischa" Simonovich Iranoff

Felix Bressart
Buljanoff

Show full cast


Related

Titles

Original title
Swedish release title
Distribution title

Crew

Director
Screenplay
Idea
Director of Photography
Music
Production Designer
Film Editor
Production Mixer
Assistant Director
Second Unit Director
Executive Producer
Associate Producer
Production Assistant
Camera Operator
Still Photographer
Assistant Cameraman
Gaffer
Key Grip
Orchestration
Set Decorator
Propman
Costume Designer
Make-up Supervisor
Hair Stylist
Wardrobe

Cast

Greta Garbo Nina "Ninotchka" Ivanovna Yakushova, ryskt sändebud
Melvyn Douglas greve Leon d'Algout
Ina Claire storhertiginnan Swana
Sig Rumann Mikhail "Mischa" Simonovich Iranoff
Felix Bressart Buljanoff
Alexander Granach Kopalski
Bela Lugosi kommissarie Razinin
Gregory Gaye greve Alexis Rakonin, kypare på Hotel Clarence
Richard Carle Gaston, Leons betjänt
Rolfe Sedan direktören på Hotel Clarence
Edwin Maxwell Mercier, juveleraren
- Ej krediterade:
George Tobias kommissarien vid den ryska visumbyrån i Paris
Dorothy Adams Jacqueline, Swanas jungfru
Lawrence Grant general Savitsky, Swanas sällskap på Café de Lucesse
Charles Judels Père Mathieu, restaurangägaren
Constantine Romanoff en man på restaurangen
Frank Reicher Monsieur Cornillon, Swanas ena advokat
Edwin Stanley Swanas andra advokat
Peggy Moran första cigarettflickan
Marek Windheim direktören på Café de Lucesse
Mary Forbes Lady Lavenham, Swanas sällskap på Café de Lucesse
Alexander Schonberg den vitskäggige mannen på järnvägsperrongen
George Davis bäraren på järnvägsperrongen
Armand Kaliz Louis, hovmästaren på Café de Lucesse
Wolfgang Zilzer en taxichaufför
Tamara Shayne Anna, den ryska violinisten
William Irving bartendern på Café de Lucesse
Bess Flowers en indignerad dam på Café de Lucesse
Elizabeth Williams en indignerad dam på Café de Lucesse
Paul Weigel Vladimir, den gamle mannen med det censurerade brevet
Harry Semels Gurganoff, Ninotchkas spionerande granne i Moskva
Florence Shirley Marianne, Swanas sällskap på Cafe de Lucesse
Ellinor Vanderveer en skvallrande dam på Café de Lucesse
Sandra Morgan en skvallrande dam på Café de Lucesse
Emilie Cabanne en skvallrande dam på Café de Lucesse
Symona Boniface en skvallrande dam på Café de Lucesse
Monya Andre en skvallrande dam på Café de Lucesse
Kay Stewart andra cigarettflickan
Jennifer Gray tredje cigarettflickan
Lucille Pinson den "Heil Hitler"-hälsande kvinnan på järnvägsperrongen
Nino Bellini restauranggäst
Wilda Bennett restauranggäst
George Sorel restauranggäst
Winifred Harris den engelska damen som får ett visum
Ray Hendricks kypare
Albert Pollet kypare
Jacques Vanaire hotellreceptionist
Hans Joby man på järnvägsperrongen
Paul Ellis en man
Frank Fletcher en man
- Bortklippt i den slutliga filmen:
Jody Gilbert spårvagnskonduktrisen

Companies

Production Company An Ernst Lubitsch Production
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp. controlled by Loew's Inc.
Copyright Loew's Inc. 1939-10-02 LP9158
Distributor in Sweden (35 mm) AB Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer 1940
Distributor in Sweden (DVD) Warner Bros. Entertainment Sverige AB 2005

Swedish censorship / rating

Censorship number 61021
Date 1940-02
Classification Allowed for all
Original length 3005 meters
Notes Aktindelning: 580-545-530-450-400-500 = 3005 m - 110 minuter. Aktlängder: 580, 545, 530, 450, 400, 500.


Technical specifications

Aspect ratio 1.37:1
Sound system Western Electric Recording
Width 35 mm
Frames per second 24
Length in metres 3005 meter
Length in minutes 110 min
Reels 12 rullar


Production location

(56 inspelningsdagar) 1939-05-31 1939-08-11
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, 10202 West Washington Boulevard Culver City, Kalifornien USA

Release dates

Release in Sweden 1940-03-13 Rigoletto Stockholm Sweden 110 min
TV showing 1999-06-23 SVT2 Sweden
2001-12-31 SVT2 Sweden
First showing 1939-10-06 Grauman's Chinese Theatre Los Angeles, Kalifornien USA 110 min
DVD release 2005-11-09 Sweden
Other showing 1939-11-10 Radio City Music Hall New York City, New York USA 110 min
TV showing 1971-02-12 TV1 Sweden
1975-04-05 TV2 Sweden

Soundtrack listing

Original title Ça, c'est Paris
Composer José Padilla
Lyrics José Padilla (fransk text)
Leo Robin (engelsk text 1927)
Singer Greta Garbo
Sig Rumann
Felix Bressart
Alexander Granach


Awards

Academy Award Nomination Los Angeles 1940 Greta Garbo

Holdings Film

The information given here refers to film material in the Swedish Film Institute’s archive. Access to the archive’s stock is given on request, for research, other film archives and rights’ holders. For enquiries please contact filmarkivet@filminstitutet.se

Element type Print
Item base Acetate
Gauge 35 mm
Length 2930


Element type Print
Item base Acetate
Gauge 35 mm
Length 2982


Element type Print
Item base Acetate
Gauge 35 mm


Holdings Posters

Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100


Size Less than 850 x 400


Holdings Scripts

Script type Cutting continuity


Script type Dialoglista
Language Engelska


Holdings Stills

Black and white print SET
Behind the scenes prints 1
Slides 10
Album No


Holdings Promotion materials

Type Program/Promotion material


Contact the editors

Are you missing some information about the movie or is something on this page incorrect? If so, we would really like to know about it. Write a few lines to us editors and we'll take a look at it.

What is it about?