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Manhattan Cocktail (1928)

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24 November 1928 (USA)  »

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Cocktail Americano  »

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This film is presumed lost. Please check your attic. See more »

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Gotta Be Good
Written by Victor Schertzinger
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Dancers in the sky
12 November 2002 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Intriguing juxtaposition of imagery - particularly that of feminine forms dancing against backgrounds of Manhattan. It made me wonder whether Cubby Broccoli saw these sequences prior to starting the Bond films :)


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