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Grand Hotel / a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture ; Turner Entertainment, Inc. ; director, Edmund Goulding.

Goulding, Edmund, 1891-1959 (Added Author). Garbo, Greta, 1905-1990 (Added Author). Barrymore, John, 1882-1942 (Added Author). Crawford, Joan, 1908-1977 (Added Author). Beery, Wallace. (Added Author). Barrymore, Lionel, 1878-1954 (Added Author). Daniels, William, 1900-1970 (Added Author). Gibbons, Cedric, 1895-1960 (Added Author). Sewell, Blanche. (Added Author). Adrian, 1903-1959 (Added Author). Baum, Vicki, 1888-1960 Menschen im Hotel. (Added Author). Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. (Added Author). Turner Entertainment Co. (Added Author). Warner Home Video (Firm) (Added Author). Greta Garbo, John Barrymore, Joan Crawford, Wallace Beery, Lionel Barrymore. (Cast).
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  • 8 of 8 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 0790744678
  • ISBN: 9780790744674
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 112 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Special ed.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2004]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1932.
Based on the play "Menschen im Hotel" by Vicki Baum.
Full screen (1.33:1) presentation.
Title from container.
Special features: new making-of documentary "Checking out: Grand Hotel"; premiere newsreel (1932); Just a word of warning (1932 theatrical announcement); "Nothing ever happens" (newly discovered 1933 Vitaphone short, a spoof on 'Grand Hotel'); theatrical trailers.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Cinematographer, William H. Daniels ; art director, Cedric Gibbons ; editor, Blanche Sewell ; costume designer, Adrian.
Participant or Performer Note:
Greta Garbo, John Barrymore, Joan Crawford, Wallace Beery, Lionel Barrymore.
Summary, etc.:
Berlin's plushest, most expensive hotel is the setting where in the words of Dr. Otternschlag "People come, people go. Nothing ever happens.". The doctor is usually drunk so he misses the fact that Baron von Geigern is broke and trying to steal eccentric dancer Grusinskaya's pearls, but ends up stealing her heart instead. Powerful German businessman Preysing brow beats his lowly bookkeeper, Kringelein, but in the end it is Kringelein who holds all the cards. Meanwhile, the Baron also steals the heart of Preysing's mistress, Flaemmchen, but in the end, she doesn't end up with either one of them.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD; NTSC (Region 1); Dolby Digital 2.0 mono.
Language Note:
English or dubbed French dialogue with optional English, French, and Spanish subtitles.
Closed captioned.
Awards Note:
Academy Award (1932): Best picture.
Subject: Hotels > Germany > Berlin > Drama.
Man-woman relationships > Drama.
Bookkeepers > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Films for the hearing impaired.

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