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Dinner at Eight is a 1933 Hollywood romantic comedy and dramatic motion picture production by MGM Studios. The film was adapted to the screen by Frances Marion and Herman J. Mankiewicz from the play by George S. Kaufman and Edna Ferber. Produced by David O. Selznick, it was directed by George Cukor. See also: 1932 in film 1933 1934 in film 1930s in film years in film film // Events British Film Institute founded. ... ... Romantic comedy films are a sub-genre of comedy films as well as of romance films. ... Drama is a term generally used to refer to a literary form involving parts written for actors to perform. ... For other uses see film (disambiguation) Film refers to the celluliod media on which movies are printed Film — also called movies, the cinema, the silver screen, moving pictures, photoplays, picture shows, flicks, or motion pictures, — is a field that encompasses motion pictures as an art form or as part of... For alternate meanings of MGM, see MGM (disambiguation). ... Frances Marion Frances Marion (November 18, 1888 - May 12, 1973) was an American screenwriter often cited as the most renowned female screenwriter of the twentieth century. ... Herman Jacob Mankiewicz (November 7, 1897—March 5, 1953) was a Jewish-American legendary Hollywood screenwriter. ... A play is a common form of literature, usually consisting chiefly of dialog between characters, and usually intended for performance rather than reading. ... George Simon Kaufman (November 16, 1889 - June 2, 1961) was a playwright, director, producer, humorist, and drama critic noted for his many collaborations with other writers and his contributions to 20th century American comedy. ... Edna Ferber (August 15, 1885 - April 16, 1968), Jewish-American novelist, author, and playwrite. ... David O. Selznick David Oliver Selznick (May 10, 1902–June 22, 1965), was one of the icon Hollywood producers of the Golden Age. ... George Cukor George Cukor (July 7, 1899 – January 24, 1983) was an American film director. ...


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Marie Dressler (born November 9, 1868; died July 28, 1934) was a Canadian actress. ... John Sidney Blythe (February 15, 1882 – May 29, 1942), better known as John Barrymore, became famous as a Shakespearean actor, lauded for his Hamlet. ... Wallace Beery (April 1, 1885 – April 15, 1949) was an American actor, best known for his many cinema appearances. ... Jean Harlow (March 3, 1911 - June 7, 1937), was an US film actress who became known as the original blonde bombshell, predating Marilyn Monroe as a blonde sex symbol. ... Lionel Barrymore Lionel Barrymore (April 28, 1878 – November 15, 1954), original name: Lionel Blythe, was an American actor of stage, radio and film, elder brother of Ethel and John Barrymore. ... Lee Tracy (born William Lee Tracy on April 14, 1898 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA; died October 18, 1968 in Santa Monica, California) is an American actor. ... Mary William Ethelbert Appleton Burke (born August 7, 1884 in Washington D.C.; died May 14, 1970 in Los Angeles, California) was a pretty, delightful and funny actress primarily known to modern audiences for her role as Glinda, the Good Witch of the North in the musical The Wizard of... Jean Hersholt (July 12, 1886 - June 2, 1956) was an Danish actor. ... Karen Morley (December 12, 1909 - March 8, 2003) was an American film actress. ...

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