Grand Hotel
(DVD) 

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Published
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, 2004.
Format
DVD
Edition
Special edition; full screen version.
ISBN
0790744678, 9786311751817, 631175181X, 9786311751817 : DVD, 631175181X : DVD
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (DVD) (approximately 112 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. 
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Published
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, 2004.
Edition
Special edition; full screen version.
Language
English
ISBN
0790744678, 9786311751817, 631175181X, 9786311751817 : DVD, 631175181X : DVD
UPC
012569508422, 012569675162, 00883929002450, 883929002450

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General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1932.
General Note
Based on the play "Menschen im Hotel" by Vicki Baum.
General Note
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.
Creation/Production Credits
Cinematographer, William H. Daniels ; art director, Cedric Gibbons ; editor, Blanche Sewell ; costume designer, Adrian.
Participants/Performers
Greta Garbo, John Barrymore, Joan Crawford, Wallace Beery, Lionel Barrymore, Lewis Stone, Jean Hersholt, Robert McWade, Purnell Pratt.
Description
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
MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details
DVD, produced for region 1 (North America); full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0 mono.
Language
English and French language soundtracks; English, Spanish and French subtitles.
Language
Closed-captioned.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Goulding, E., Garbo, G., Barrymore, J., Crawford, J., Beery, W., Barrymore, L., Stone, L., Hersholt, J., McWade, R., Pratt, P., Daniels, W., Gibbons, C., Sewell, B., Adrian., & Baum, V. (2004). Grand Hotel (Special edition; full screen version.). Warner Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Edmund Goulding et al.. 2004. Grand Hotel. Warner Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Edmund Goulding et al.. Grand Hotel Warner Home Video, 2004.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Goulding, Edmund, et al. Grand Hotel Special edition; full screen version., Warner Home Video, 2004.

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