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Idiot's Delight

Idiot's Delight(1939)

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Brief Synopsis

A hoofer and a fake Russian countess are caught behind enemy lines at the outbreak of World War II.

Cast & Crew

Clarence Brown Director
Clark Gable Harry [Van]
Edward Arnold Achille Weber
Charles Coburn Dr. Waldersee
Joseph Schildkraut Captain Kirvline
Laura Hope Crews Madame Zuleika
Skeets Gallagher Donald Navadel
Peter Willes Mr. Cherry
Pat Paterson Mrs. Cherry
Fritz Feld Pittatek
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  not available
Release Date:  1939 Production Date:  A Clarence Brown Production
none available
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Loew's Inc.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Sound System) Production Co:  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp.
Duration(mins):  100 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  12    

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  • Gable as Elvis?

    Marlowe 2017-05-23

    I'vve seen this film several times and the "Puttin' on the Ritz" dance number several more. The film has grown on me even though... MORE>

  • Idiot's Delight

    Woody Woodrum 2017-05-12

    What a cast in a film that wanted to be an A picture with Clark Gable and Norma Shearer, but does quite rise. Still, a sensational cast of actors who... MORE>

  • period piece

    george snedker 2012-06-19

    dated pacific period piece famous now for gable's dance routine,shearer is way over the top garbo could have been great in the role.interesting in... MORE>