Dinner at Eight (1933) Poster


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Version of 

Front Row Center: Dinner at Eight (1955) (TV Episode)
Dinner at Eight (1989) (TV Movie)

Remade as 

Front Row Center: Dinner at Eight (1955) (TV Episode)

Edited into 

Hollywood: The Dream Factory (1972) (TV Movie)


Tarzan the Ape Man (1932)
Tarzan mentioned.

Referenced in 

Should Ladies Behave (1933)
When Leone and Geoffrey take a smoke break during a theater intermission, the facade of a theater across the street is covered by a large electric sign advertising "Dinner at Eight".
Hollywood Hist-o-Rama: Jean Harlow (1962) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as part of Jean Harlow's filmography.
The Yellow Rolls-Royce (1964)
Shirley MacLaine's character (Mae) is seen admiring a photo of Jean Harlow on a poster advertising "Dinner at Eight" in a hotel lobby.
The Boys in the Band (1970)
Still of John Barrymore from the suicide scene is on shelf above the record player.
The Partridge Family: Aspirin at 7, Dinner at 8 (1973) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
One Day at a Time: Dinner at Seven: Part 1 (1981) (TV Episode)
title reference
Cheers: Dinner at Eight-ish (1987) (TV Episode)
title reference
The Making of a Legend: Gone with the Wind (1988) (TV Movie)
Mentioned that George Cukor directed it
Frasier: Dinner at Eight (1993) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Northern Exposure: Dinner at Seven Thirty (1994) (TV Episode)
The episode title refers to the 1933 film Dinner at Eight.
Melrose Place: Breakfast at Tiffany's, Dinner at Eight (1995) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Norma Jean & Marilyn (1996) (TV Movie)
Wind at My Back: Smiling Through (1997) (TV Episode)
May mentions a Jean Harlow movie where she's making a "flap" about dinner.
The Lady in Question (1999) (TV Movie)
Characters in the 1999 film, set in 1938, are producing the play Dinner at Eight, and at one point one of them asks "Didn't you see the movie?"
Sex at 24 Frames Per Second (2003) (Video)
one-sheet poster displayed
Hollywood Mouth 2 (2014)
wax figure of Jean Harlow is shown.

Featured in 

Personality Parade (1938) (Short)
MGM Parade: Episode #1.25 (1955) (TV Episode)
A clip from the film is shown.
MGM Parade: Episode #1.24 (1956) (TV Episode)
Domestic comedic scene with Beery and Harlow
Hollywood: The Selznick Years (1969) (TV Movie)
Harlow plays coy with Beery / Last lines from Marie Dressler
The Phantom of Hollywood (1974) (TV Movie)
Part of compilation film
Precious Images (1986) (Short)
MGM: When the Lion Roars (1992) (TV Mini-Series)
Harlow: The Blonde Bombshell (1993) (TV Movie)
features clips from this film.
100 Years at the Movies (1994) (TV Short)
Sex, Censorship and the Silver Screen: Censored (1996) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
Glorious Technicolor (1998) (TV Movie)
clip shown
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Laughs: America's Funniest Movies (2000) (TV Special)
This film is #85 on the list.
Lana Turner... a Daughter's Memoir (2001) (TV Movie)
Biography: The Barrymores (2002) (TV Episode)
A scene from this film is shown.
Complicated Women (2003) (TV Movie)
Birth of Hollywood: Episode #1.3 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
Arena: Screen Goddesses (2012) (TV Episode)
Clips shown to illustrate points

Spoofed in 

Supper at Six (1933) (Short)
Come to Dinner (1934) (Short)
The film even bills itself as a satire in the opening titles.
Twentieth Century (1934)
When Barrymore stages his fake death scene, he arranges the couch and lamp for maximum impact, parodying his similar scene in the earlier film.

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