Grand Hotel

United States, 1932

Film

The Grand Hotel is a luxurious hotel in Berlin, a hive of activity where lives and futures are altered. Based on the novel by Vicki Baum, “Grand Hotel” features a formidable line-up of players - Greta Garbo as a lonely, aging ballerina, John Barrymore as the Baron and a gentleman thief, Joan Crawford as a street-wise stenographer, Wallace Beery as a vicious, lustful tycoon and Lionel Barrymore, a doomed man hoping for a last glorious fling at the “Grand Hotel”. Winner of an Academy Award for Best Picture, 1932.

Credits

production company

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

producer

Irving G. Thalberg

Duration

01:48:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1932

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

302589

Language

English

Audience classification

PG

Subject categories

Adaptations

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Academy awards (Motion pictures)

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - United States

Literature → American literature - Film and video adaptations

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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