Idiot's Delight Poster

Release Date: 1939

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 45 min

Plot Summary
In Clark Gable's only musical performance on film, "The King of Hollywood" plays World War I veteran Harry Van (Clark Gable), who is attempting to revive his career in show business. Twenty years after a brief romantic liaison with beautiful Russian acrobat Irene (Norma Shearer), Harry finds himself stranded in a European hotel during the outbreak of World War II. While he waits for the borders to be reopened, Harry meets a mysterious woman who may be Irene.

Cast: Norma Shearer, Clark Gable, Edward Arnold, Charles Coburn, Joseph Schildkraut, Burgess Meredith, Virginia Grey, Laura Hope Crews

Director: Clarence Brown

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer