still say let's go back to the Hotel
Terminus. Moscow made our reservations
there, we are on an official mission,
orders of our superior.
Where is your courage, Comrade
the barricades? And now you are afraid
to take a room with a bath?
(stepping back into
I don't want to go to Siberia.
I don't want to go to the Hotel
"Buljanoff, Comrade, for once in
your life you're in Paris. Don't be
a fool. Go in there and ring three
He wouldn't say that. What he would
say is "Buljanoff, you can't afford
to live in a cheap hotel. Doesn't
anything to you? Do you want to live
when you press for the cold water
nothing comes out at all? Phooey,
Synopsis: A no-nonsense diplomat of the Soviet Union, Nina Ivanovna "Ninotchka" Yakushova (Greta Garbo) arrives in Paris to ensure the sale of jewels seized during the Russian Revolution. Meanwhile, carefree bachelor Count Leon d'Algout (Melvyn Douglas) attempts to intercept the valuables on behalf of their former owner, the Grand Duchess Swana (Ina Claire). Despite their conflicting allegiances, the icy Ninotchka soon warms to Leon's charms, reluctantly going against her better judgment.