Smile, Sonja. Skate, Sonja. Just don't try to act. One of the most popular and best-remembered of the dozen ice musicals the three-time Olympic skater made in Hollywood in the late 1930s and early 40s, THIN ICE casts her as a skating instructor (surprise, surprise) who is romanced by a
prince (Power) masquerading as a reporter. Having won the gold medal in ice skating in 1928, 1932 and
1936, the Norwegian Henie drove a hard bargain with 20th Century-Fox, who carefully built a series of bland but genial light entertainments around her. She does have a certain placid charm, her
dimples are adorable (if you like that sort of thing) and, though her skating may s...