Another Language
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Directed byEdward H. Griffith
Written byHerman J. Mankiewicz
Donald Ogden Stewart
Based onAnother Language (play)
by Rose Franken
Produced byWalter Wanger
StarringRobert Montgomery
Helen Hayes
Louise Closser Hale
CinematographyRay June
Edited byHugh Wynn
Release date
  • July 28, 1933 (1933-07-28)
Running time
77 minutes
CountryUnited States
Box office$467,193[1]

Another Language is a 1933 American Pre-Code romantic drama film directed by Edward H. Griffith and starring Robert Montgomery and Helen Hayes.


A newlywed discovers that she and her husband's snobby family speak different languages:[2] Stella and Victor meet in Europe, fall deeply in love, and marry soon thereafter. They sail back to the States to meet Victor's family, and the honeymoon is over: Stella is free spirited and Victor, although traditional in nature, does not interfere in his wife's pursuits outside the home. Victor's family, dominated by his manipulative mother, and they find Stella, pretentious and aloof. Their marriage starts to fall apart when Victor begins siding with his family instead of his wife.[3] A frustrated Stella finds a sympathetic ear in Victor's nephew, Jerry.



  1. ^ a b Matthew Bernstein, Walter Wagner: Hollywood Independent, Minnesota Press, 2000, p. 434
  2. ^ "Another Language".
  3. ^ "Another Language (1933) - IMDb". IMDb.