International House

Movies, Comedy

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The International House hotel in Wuhu, China, is hosting the debut of Dr. Wong's latest invention: a television-like device he calls a "radioscope." From around the world, agents and collectors, including Professor Henry Quail (W.C. Fields), arrive to purchase the rights to the invention--or perhaps steal it. Elsewhere in the hotel, a young man is due to wed his blushing bride, if only he can stop falling ill. When the groom breaks out in a rash, the hotel guests are quarantined together.

Release details

Release date:
Saturday May 27 1933
Duration:
70 mins

Cast and crew

Director:
A Edward Sutherland
Screenwriter:
Francis Martin, Walter DeLeon, Lou Heifetz, Neil Brant
Cast:
WC Fields
George Burns
Gracie Allen
Peggy Hopkins Joyce
Stuart Erwin
Franklin Pangborn
Bela Lugosi
Rudy Vallee
Sterling Holloway
Cab Calloway and His Band