International House
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International House
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, pratfalling performance), the general's ex-wife Peggy Hopkins Joyce (a much-married showgirl of the… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"There's more misses than hits in this vaudeville-like herky-jerky second-rate project."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Fields! Burns and Allen! Lugosi! Cab Calloway! The cast is what makes this silly musical-comedy a joy to behold."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
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