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Grand Hotel

Author: Edmund GouldingGreta GarboJohn BarrymoreJoan CrawfordWallace BeeryAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2004], ©1932.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Special editionView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Teatro
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Edmund Goulding; Greta Garbo; John Barrymore; Joan Crawford; Wallace Beery; Lionel Barrymore; Lewis Stone; Jean Hersholt; Robert McWade; Purnell Pratt; William Daniels; Cedric Gibbons; Blanche Sewell; Adrian; Vicki Baum; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0790744678 9780790744674
OCLC Number: 53816190
Language Note: English or dubbed French dialogue, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1932.
Based on the play "Menschen im Hotel" by Vicki Baum.
Special features include: "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.
Credits: Cinematographer, William H. Daniels ; art director, Cedric Gibbons ; editor, Blanche Sewell ; costume designer, Adrian.
Cast: Greta Garbo, John Barrymore, Joan Crawford, Wallace Beery, Lionel Barrymore, Lewis Stone, Jean Hersholt, Robert McWade, Purnell Pratt.
Awards: Academy Award (1932): Best picture.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 112 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, produced for region 1 (North America); user must have a DVD player that will play region 1 DVDs; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0 mono.
Other Titles: Grand Hotel (Motion picture : 1932)
Responsibility: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; director, Edmund Goulding.

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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.

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