An expatriate Russian dancer is on a plane forced to land on Soviet territory. He is taken to an apartment in which a black American who has married a Russian woman lives with her. He is to become a dancer for the Bolshoi again, but he wishes to escape, but can he trust the American? Written by
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[over the P.A
Ladies and gentlemen, may I have your attention, please? This is the Captain speaking. We have developed electrical problems, and we have to land immediately. There is a Soviet military airfield about 75 miles from here...
Where are we? Are we landing?
[Kolya runs to the lavatory to destroy his identity papers
Where are you going?
Nikolai 'Kolya' Rodchenko
What do you mean? We're landing in Russia!
There's A Boat Dat's Leavin' Soon For New York
(from "Porgy and Bess")
by George Gershwin
and Ira Gershwin
(C) 1935 Ira Gershwin, Arthur Gershwin and Frances Gershwin Godowisky assigned to Gershwin Publishing Corporation (C) renewed 1962/
Used by permission of Chappell & Co., Inc. and the Gershwin Family.
Sung and danced by Gregory Hines See more