Year: 1933
Director: George Cukor
Cast: John Barrymore, Lionel Barrymore, Marie Dressler, Billie Burke, Madge Evans, Wallace Beery, Jean Harlow, Lee Tracy, Edmund Lowe, Jean Hersholt, Karen Morley
Plot: Millicent Jordan (Burke) plans to throw a dinner party, but things are never as simple as they should be. Her husband Oliver (Lionel Barrymore) has health problems and is concerned about people buying up his company’s stock. Even his oldest friend Carlotta (Dressler) wants to sell. He hopes to get help from Dan Packard (Beery), who is trying to secretly secure the company himself. Packard’s wife, Kitty (Harlow), is a gold digger who is having an affair with Dr. Talbot (Lowe). To make matters even more complicates, Millicent and Oliver’s teenaged daughter Paula (Evans), is having an affair with has been movie star Larry Renault (John Barrymore).
Reviews: Greg Dickson