• Dinner at Eight (1934)

Dinner at Eight

Release Date: January 12th, 1934

DVD Release Date: March 1st, 2005

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 53 min

Plot Summary

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.

Cast: Marie Dressler, Jean Harlow, John Barrymore, Wallace Beery, Lionel Barrymore, Lee Tracy, Edmund Lowe, Billie Burke

Director: George Cukor

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Metro Goldwyn Mayer

Distributors: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, MGM/UA Home Entertainment Inc.

Keywords: Playful, Quest, Melodramatic, 1930s, Doctor, Wife, Marriage, Husband, New York City, Engaging