Louise Closser Hale



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Dinner at Eight - Coca-Cola Ad
Here is a magazine ad for Coca-Cola utilizing the cast of MGM's Dinner at Eight (1933) and a special color photo taken for the occasion.


Movie Clip

Shanghai Express (1932) -- (Movie Clip) Both Their Souls Are Rotten Pompous clergyman Carmichael (Lawrence Grant) unloads on Brit military doctor Harvey (Clive Brook) about Hui Fei (Anna May Wong) and Magdalen (Marlene Dietrich, a.k.a. Shanghai Lily), whose subsequent chat suggests a complex history, early on the trip in Shanghai Express, 1932.
Shanghai Express (1932) -- (Movie Clip) The Most Respectable People The train stalled by city hassles, first Doc (Clive Brook) then parson Carmichael (Lawrence Grant) visit similarly-employed Magdalen (Marlene Dietrich) and Hui Fei (Anna May Wong), then Mrs. Haggerty (Louise Closser Hale) misreads the situation, in Joseph von Sternberg’s Shanghai Express, 1932.
Shanghai Express (1932) -- (Movie Clip) Everything But A Turkish Bath Terrific hubbub, Joseph von Sternberg directing and introducing Anna May Wong, Louise Closser Hale and fussy Lawrence Grant, then star Marlene Dietrich, mysterious Warner Oland, and uniformed “Doc,” (Clive Brook), all departing “Peiping,” in Paramount’s Shanghai Express, 1932.
Dinner At Eight (1933) -- (Movie Clip) I Was Reading A Book From the final scene, Kitty (Jean Harlow) mingling as the hosts (Billie Burke, Lionel Barrymore) arrive, tangling with husband Dan (Wallace Beery) then causing Carlotta (Marie Dressler) to do the famous double-take, in George Cukor's Dinner At Eight, 1933.
Son-Daughter, The (1932) -- (Movie Clip) I Dare Not Address You Her father's assistant Louis Closser Hale chaperoning, the first formal meeting between Chinese-American Lien Wha (Helen Hayes) and student "Tom" Lee (Ramon Novarro, who had a successful singing career), in turn-of-the-century San Francisco, in The Son-Daughter, 1932.
Barbarian, The (1933) -- (Movie Clip) Is Everyone In Egypt A Shriner? Hustling interpreter-for-hire Jamil (Ramon Novarro) is working the Cairo train station when his head is turned by Diana (Myrna Loy), arriving with her assistant (Louise Closser Hale), greeted by her uncle (C. Aubrey Smith), then fiance` Gerald (Reginald Denny), early in The Barbarian, 1933.
Devotion (1931) -- (Movie Clip) She Must Be Middle-Aged The Mortimer family (O.P. Heggie, Louise Closser Hale, Ruth Weston, Joan Carr) are entertaining Trent (Leslie Howard) a successful widowed lawyer seeking a governess, who is surprised to meet the third daughter Shirley (Ann Harding), acting more like a servant, early in Devotion, 1931.