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Dinner at Eight
Directed by:
George Cukor

Directed by George Cukor, and written by Frances Marion (screenplay) and Donald Ogden Stewart (additional dialogue), "Dinner at Eight" (also known as "Pranzo alle otto", "Dinner um acht", "Freitag abends um acht") is a Comedy/Drama/Romance film, released on August 29 of 1933 in the USA . Marie Dressler and John Barrymore are starring, alongside Wallace Beery, Jean Harlow, Lionel Barrymore and Lee Tracy.

Who is the director of "Dinner at Eight":

Dinner at Eight was directed by George Cukor, an American director.

Before making Dinner at Eight, George Cukor had directed Our Betters, released in 1933, The Animal Kingdom (1932), Rockabye (1932), A Bill of Divorcement (1932), What Price Hollywood? (1932), and One Hour with You (1932). Since, he directed Little Women, released in 1933, Manhattan Melodrama (1934), The Personal History, Adventures, Experience, and Observation of David Copperfield, the Younger (1935), No More Ladies (1935), Sylvia Scarlett (1935), and Romeo and Juliet (1936).

When was "Dinner at Eight" released:

Dinner at Eight was first released on Tuesday, August 29, 1933, in the United States. Also released on this day was The Big Chance (dir. Albert Herman). This was eighty-six (86) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, February 23, 1934 in France; Wednesday, July 14, 1982 in Germany; Thursday, March 15, 1934 in Italy and on Thursday, April 26, 1934 in Japan.

What is the casting of "Dinner at Eight":

At the casting of Dinner at Eight we find Marie Dressler, previously seen in Prosperity (1932) and Min and Bill (1930); John Barrymore (Rasputin and the Empress (1932), A Bill of Divorcement (1932)); Wallace Beery (Flesh (1932), Grand Hotel (1932)) [ more... ]

  • John Barrymore, Wallace Beery, Lionel Barrymore, Elizabeth Patterson and Edwin Maxwell have all also be seen in Land of Liberty, released in 1939.
  • Edwin Maxwell and John Barrymore, Wallace Beery, Lionel Barrymore, Jean Hersholt have all also be seen in Grand Hotel, released in 1932.
  • Louise Closser Hale and John Barrymore, Lionel Barrymore can also be seen in Rasputin and the Empress, released in 1932.
  • Elizabeth Patterson and John Barrymore, Billie Burke can all be seen in A Bill of Divorcement, released in 1932.
  • Grant Mitchell and Billie Burke, Madge Evans can be seen in Piccadilly Jim, released in 1936.
  • Harry Beresford and May Robson, Phoebe Foster have all also be seen in Anna Karenina, released in 1935.
  • Harry Beresford and Lionel Barrymore, Madge Evans also appeared in The Personal History, Adventures, Experience, and Observation of David Copperfield, the Younger, released in 1935.
  • Louise Closser Hale, Elizabeth Patterson and Edwin Maxwell have all also be seen in Daddy Long Legs, released in 1931.
  • John Barrymore, Lionel Barrymore and Harry Beresford also appeared in Night Flight, released in 1933.
  • May Robson and Madge Evans, Phillips Holmes can all be seen in Beauty for Sale, released in 1933.
  • Karen Morley and Madge Evans, Jean Hersholt also appeared in Are You Listening?, released in 1932.
  • Wallace Beery, Jean Hersholt and Karen Morley can be seen in Flesh, released in 1932.

What is the Storyline of "Dinner at Eight":

Although it can technically be called a romantic comedy, it is a study of people during the Great Depression. The movie addresses topics like wealthy people dealing with the loss of money and prestige; relationships between men and women involving power, blind love, selfishness, and unselfishness; and relationships between the wealthy and those who work for them.

One week before her next society dinner, Millicent Jordan (Billie Burke) receives word that Lord and Lady Ferncliffe, whom she and her [...]

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