An ambitious New York socialite plans an extravagant dinner party as her businessman husband, Oliver, contends with financial woes, causing a lot of tension between the couple. Meanwhile, their high-society friends and associates, including the gruff Dan Packard and his sultry spouse, Kitty, contend with their own entanglements, leading to revelations at the much-anticipated dinner.

  1. George Cukor


  2. Frances Marion


  3. Herman J. Mankiewicz


Top Billed Cast

  1. Marie Dressler

    Marie Dressler

    Carlotta Vance

  2. John Barrymore

    John Barrymore

    Larry Renault

  3. Wallace Beery

    Wallace Beery

    Dan Packard

  4. Jean Harlow

    Jean Harlow

    Kitty Packard

  5. Lionel Barrymore

    Lionel Barrymore

    Oliver Jordan

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Dinner at Eight
Dinner at Eight



Status Released

Release Information

  • August 29, 1933


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 51m

Budget $435,000.00

Revenue $2,156,000.00



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