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    Dinner at Eight

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    Year1933
    Run time1h51m
    GenreRomantic comedy
    Directed byGeorge Cukor
    Written byFrances Marion, Herman J. Mankiewicz
    CompanyMetro-Goldwyn-MayerMetro-Goldwyn-MayerMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer
    2 reviews9.5

    Synopsis

    Social butterfly Mrs. Oliver Jordan (Billie Burke) arranges a dinner party that will benefit the busines of her husband (Lionel Barrymore). Among the invited are a crooked executive (Wallace Beery), who is in the process of ruining Jordan; his wife (Jean Harlow), who is carrying on an affair with a doctor (Edmund Lowe); a fading matinee idol (John Barrymore), who has squandered his fortune on liquor and is romantically involved with the Jordan daughter (Madge Evans); and a venerable stage actress (Marie Dressler), who since losing all her money has become a "professional guest." Nothing goes as planned, due to various suicides, double-crosses, compromises, fatal illness, and servant problems. But dinner is served precisely at eight.

    Starring

    Marie Dressler
    John Barrymore
    Wallace Beery
    Lionel Barrymore
    Lee Tracy
    Billie Burke
    May Robson
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