About the film
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Dinner at Eight
Release Date: December 22, 1933
|Producers||:||David O. Selznick|
|Writers||:||Edna Ferber, Herman J. Mankiewicz, Frances Marion, George S. Kaufman|
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.