|Reunion in Vienna|
|Directed by||Sidney Franklin|
|Produced by|| Louis B. Mayer |
|Written by|| Robert Emmet Sherwood (play Reunion in Vienna)|
|Music by|| William Axt |
|Cinematography||George J. Folsey|
|Edited by||Blanche Sewell|
|June 16, 1933|
Reunion in Vienna is a 1933 American pre-Code romantic drama produced and distributed by MGM. Sidney Franklin served as director. The film stars John Barrymore in a story taken from a stage play, Reunion in Vienna, by Robert Emmet Sherwood.
An archduke who had been banished from Austria returns to Vienna for a reunion of his old fellow aristocrats and meets up with the former love of his life, who is now married to a psychoanalyst.
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