International House (1933)





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Hollywood responded to the exigencies of the Depression with such glorious nonsense as International House. The plot is motivated by a revolutionary television device called the Radioscope, which its Chinese inventor (Edmund Breese) is offering to the highest bidder. All interested parties are obliged to converge at International House, an ultra-modern hotel in the bustling Chinese community of Wu Hu. Among those parties is American envoy Stu Erwin, Russian general Bela Lugosi (a hilarious, … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Classics, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Walter DeLeon, Francis Martin, Walter de Leon
In Theaters:
On DVD: Nov 9, 2004
MCA Universal Home Video

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as Professor Henry R. Q...

as Doctor Burns

as Nurse Allen

as General Nicholas Bra...

as Carol Fortescue

as Tommy Nash

as Carol Fortescue

as Dr. Wong

as Sir Mortimer Fortesc...

as Hotel Manager

as Himself

as Herr von Baden

as Serge Borsky

as Inspector Sun

as Entertain/Sailor

as Newsreel Reporter

as Mr. Rollins

as Ticket Manager

as Herself

as Hotel Clerk

as Peggy's Maid

as Chorus Queen
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All Critics (6) | Top Critics (3)

Full Review… | May 6, 2008
New York Times
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Full Review… | June 24, 2006
Time Out
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Reader
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There's more misses than hits in this vaudeville-like herky-jerky second-rate project.

Full Review… | June 8, 2007
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Fields! Burns and Allen! Lugosi! Cab Calloway! The cast is what makes this silly musical-comedy a joy to behold.

Full Review… | May 30, 2004
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

September 17, 2004
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