Dinner at Eight

Movies, Comedy

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In this comedic drama, an ambitious New York socialite plans an extravagant dinner party as her businessman husband, Oliver (Lionel Barrymore), contends with financial woes, causing a lot of tension between the couple. Meanwhile, their high-society friends and associates, including the gruff Dan Packard (Wallace Beery) and his sultry spouse, Kitty (Jean Harlow), contend with their own entanglements, leading to revelations at the much-anticipated dinner.

Release details

Release date: Tuesday August 29 1933
Duration: 113 mins

Cast and crew

Director: George Cukor
Screenwriter: Frances Marion, Herman J Mankiewicz, Donald Ogden Stewart
Cast: Marie Dressler
John Barrymore
Wallace Beery
Jean Harlow
Lionel Barrymore
Billie Burke
Lee Tracy
Edmund Lowe
Jean Hersholt
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