Christopher Bean

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Christopher Bean is a 1933 American pre-Code comedy film directed by Sam Wood and written by Laurence E. Johnson and Sylvia Thalberg, based on the 1932 play, The Late Christopher Bean, by Sidney Howard. The film stars Marie Dressler, Lionel Barrymore, Helen Mack, Beulah Bondi, and Russell Hardie. The film was released on November 17, 1933, by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.[1][2] It was Dressler's final role before her death from cancer in July 1934.

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Christopher Bean
Directed bySam Wood
Written byLaurence E. Johnson
Sylvia Thalberg
Based onThe Late Christopher Bean
by Sidney Howard;
Prenez garde à la peinture by René Fauchois
Produced byHarry Rapf
StarringMarie Dressler
Lionel Barrymore
Helen Mack
Beulah Bondi
Russell Hardie
CinematographyWilliam H. Daniels
Edited byHugh Wynn
Music byHerbert Stothart
Distributed byMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release date
  • November 17, 1933 (1933-11-17)
Running time
75 minutes
CountryUnited States