|The Barbarian 1933 N/R, 82 min.|
Genre: Adventure / Drama / Romance
aka: A Night in Cairo
Director: Sam Wood
Cast: Ramon Novarro, Myrna Loy, Reginald Denny, Louise Closser Hale, C. Aubrey Smith, Edward Arnold, Hedda Hopper, Marcelle Corday, Leni Stengel, Blanche Friderici, Akim Tamiroff, Hector Samo, Isabelle Keith, Michael Visaroff, Pedro Regas
While touring Egypt, Diana Standing (Myrna Loy) falls in love with her guide, Jamil (Ramon Novarro). While thinking that he is only a peasant, Diana soon learns that he is actually a prince.
|Dinner at Eight 1933 N/R, 110 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Romance
Director: George Cukor
Cast: Marie Dressler, John Barrymore, Wallace Beery, Jean Harlow, Lionel Barrymore, Lee Tracy, Edmund Lowe, Billie Burke, Jean Hersholt, Madge Evans, Karen Morley, Louise Closser Hale, Phillips Holmes, May Robson, Grant Mitchell
Millicent Jordan (Billie Burke) arranges a dinner party that she believes will help her husband Oliver's (Lionel Barrymore) career. Among the guests are business executive Dan Packard (Wallace Beery) and his wife Kitty (Jean Harlow) who just happens to be having an affair with another guest, Dr. Wayne Talbot (Edmund Lowe). Also at the dinner party are matinee idol Larry Renault (John Barrymore), who is involved with the Jordans' daughter Paula (Madge Evans), and aging stage actress Carlotta (Marie Dressler). The personal lives of the guests at this dinner party are scrutinized, and the result is a highly entertaining, sophisticated comedy.
|The Man Who Played God 1932 N/R, 81 min.|
Director: John G. Adolfi
Cast: George Arliss, Bette Davis, Violet Heming, Louise Closser Hale, Donald Cook, Ray Milland, Ivan F. Simpson, Andre Luguet, Oscar Apfel, Paul Porcasi
A concert pianist (George Arliss) goes deaf but finds satisfaction in helping students gain access to musical careers.
|Movie Crazy 1932 N/R, 87 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Romance
Director: Clyde Bruckman
Cast: Harold Lloyd, Constance Cummings, Kenneth Thomson, Sidney Jarvis, Eddie Fetherston, Robert McWade, Louise Closser Hale, Spencer Charters, Harold Goodwin, Lucy Beaumont, DeWitt Jennings, Mary Doran, Noah Young, Arthur Housman, Grady Sutton
Kansas boy Harold Hall (Harold Lloyd) is a big movie fan and sends a letter to Hollywood asking for a movie role. His letter is confused with another from a talented performer, and Harold soon gets an invitation to come for a screen test. Now the slapstick fun begins when the bungling Harold tries to break into the movie world.
|Platinum Blonde 1931 N/R, 82 min.|
Director: Frank Capra
Cast: Loretta Young, Robert Williams, Jean Harlow, Louise Closser Hale, Donald Dilloway, Reginald Owen, Walter Catlett, Edmund Breese, Halliwell Hobbes, Claud Allister
When a newsman, Stew Smith (Robert Williams), marries the very wealthy Ann Schuyler (Jean Harlow), he finds that society life is not always to his liking and seeks solace from a female reporter, Gallagher (Loretta Young).
|Shanghai Express 1932 N/R, 82 min.|
Genre: Drama / Adventure / Romance
Director: Josef von Sternberg
Cast: Marlene Dietrich, Clive Brook, Anna May Wong, Warner Oland, Eugene Pallette, Lawrence Grant, Louise Closser Hale, Gustav von Seyffertitz, Emile Chautard, Claude King, James B. Leong, Leonard Carey, Willie Fung, Miki Morita, Herbert Evans
In the midst of civil war, the notorious Shanghai Lily (Marlene Dietrich) meets and falls in love with Captain Donald Harvey (Clive Brook) during a trip on the Shanghai Express. One of the train's passengers is the warlord rebel leader, Henry Chang (Warner Oland), waiting for his rebels to ambush the train and take hostages. Among the hostages will be Shanghai Lily and her Captain Harvey.
|Today We Live 1933 N/R, 110 min.|
Director: Howard Hawks
Cast: Joan Crawford, Gary Cooper, Franchot Tone, Roscoe Karns, Robert Young, Louise Closser Hale, Rollo Lloyd, Hilda Vaughn, C. Montague Shaw, Frank Marlowe
Set during World War I, this story is about three soldiers (Gary Cooper, Franchot Tone, and Robert Young), their mutual interest in the beautiful Diana (Joan Crawford), and how their lives change through the effect of battle.
|The White Sister 1933 N/R, 105 min.|
Director: Victor Fleming
Cast: Helen Hayes, Clark Gable, Lewis Stone, Louise Closser Hale, May Robson, Edward Arnold, Sarah Padden, Lumsden Hare, Nat Pendleton, Gino Corrado
Following the "death" of her lover, Giovanni Severi (Clark Gable), during the war, Angela Chlaromonte (Helen Hayes) joins a nunnery. When Giovanni turns up alive after escaping from a prison camp, he convinces her to leave the convent, but the results are disastrous.
|1. The Barbarian (1933)|
aka: A Night in Cairo
2. Dinner at Eight (1933)
3. The Man Who Played God (1932)
4. Movie Crazy (1932)
5. Platinum Blonde (1931)
6. Shanghai Express (1932)
7. Today We Live (1933)
8. The White Sister (1933)
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