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Grand Hotel (1932)
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DVD PT2603.A815 M42 2004
Title:
Grand Hotel
Originally produced:
1932
Format:
DVD
Summary:
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.
Credits:
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; directed by Edmund Goulding.
Edition:
Special ed. ; Standard version.
Publication:
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, c2004.
Languages:
English or dubbed French dialogue ; English, French or Spanish subtitles.
Closed-captioned.
Details:
1 DVD (ca. 112 min.) : sound, black & white
Country of production:
United States
Studio(s):
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Director(s):
Goulding, Edmund
Cast:
Greta Garbo, John Barrymore, Joan Crawford, Wallace Beery, Lionel Barrymore, Lewis Stone, Jean Hersholt, Robert McWade, Purnell Pratt.
Production:
Cinematographer, William H. Daniels ; editor, Blanche Sewell.
Notes:
Aspect ratio 1.33:1.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1932.
Based on the play "Menschen im Hotel" by Vicki Baum.
Special features: "Checking out: Grand Hotel" making-of documentary; Hollywood premiere of 'Grand Hotel' (1932 newsreel); Just a word of warning (1932 theatrical announcement); "Nothing ever happens" (newly discovered 1933 Vitaphone short, a spoof on 'Grand Hotel'); theatrical trailers.
Subjects:
Baum, Vicki, 1888-1960 Film adaptations.
Hotels Germany Berlin Drama.
Man-woman relationships Drama.
Bookkeepers Drama.
Genre:
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Romance films.
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Location: Storage
Format: DVD
Region: NTSC (North America)
Genre: Feature films
Genre: Romance films
Year: 1930s
Spoken language: English
Spoken language: French
Subtitles: English
Subtitles: French
Subtitles: Spanish
Accessibility: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Title: Grand Hotel
Director: Goulding, Edmund
Actor: Barrymore, John
Actor: Barrymore, Lionel
Actor: Beery, Wallace
Actor: Crawford, Joan
Production studio: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Country of production: United States
Screenplay: Original
Film technique: Live action
Cover image available: No