Dinner at Eight - (Original Trailer)
A high society dinner party masks a hotbed of scandal and intrigue in Dinner at 8 (1933), directed by George Cukor.
Dinner At Eight (1933) -- (Movie Clip) I Want The Moon
Kane (Lee Tracy), the agent for the collapsing matinee idol Renault (John Barrymore), is by stages breaking the news that his Broadway play has a new producer, and it's not his play anymore, in MGM's all-star hit Dinner At Eight, 1933.
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.
Dinner At Eight (1933) -- (Movie Clip) Open, Australian Mutton
Imposing opening from MGM and producer David Selznick for his first picture for the studio, also introducing the Jordans: Oliver, Millicent and Paula (Lionel Barrymore, Bilie Burke, Madge Evans), in Dinner At Eight, 1933, from the play by George S. Kaufman and Edna Ferber.
Dinner At Eight (1933) -- (Movie Clip) I'm An Introvert
Jean Harlow (as "Kitty") from her lengthy first scene, receiving go-getter husband Dan (Wallace Beery), who doesn't share her social ambitions, in George Cukor's Dinner At Eight, 1933.
Dinner At Eight (1933) -- (Movie Clip) The Most Heavenly Profile
Hostess Millicent (Billie Burke), with sardonic friend Hattie (Louise Closser Hale, with an inside joke), frets over how she'll replace a guest, landing on washed-up actor Renault (John Barrymore), who is by chance consorting with her daughter (Madge Evans), early in MGM's Dinner At Eight, 1933.
Dinner At Eight (1933) -- (Movie Clip) You Look Marvelous
New York shipping magnate Oliver Jordan (Lionel Barrymore), keeping up a good front as the Great Depression threatens his business, receives his unexpected old friend, actress Carlotta Vance (Marie Dressler), visiting from England, with money troubles of her own, early in MGM's all-star Dinner At Eight, 1933.