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

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

Label
Grand Hotel
Title
Grand Hotel
Statement of responsibility
a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture ; Turner Entertainment, Inc. ; director, Edmund Goulding
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
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
Awards note
Academy Award (1932): Best picture.
Cataloging source
EYM
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Grand Hotel (Motion picture : 1932)
Credits note
Cinematographer, William H. Daniels ; art director, Cedric Gibbons ; editor, Blanche Sewell ; costume designer, Adrian
Dewey number
791.4372
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
  • English or dubbed French dialogue with optional English, French, and Spanish subtitles
  • Closed captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.G677 2004
PerformerNote
Greta Garbo, John Barrymore, Joan Crawford, Wallace Beery, Lionel Barrymore
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1891-1959
  • 1905-1990
  • 1882-1942
  • 1908-1977
  • 1878-1954
  • 1900-1970
  • 1895-1960
  • 1903-1959
  • 1888-1960
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Goulding, Edmund
  • Garbo, Greta
  • Barrymore, John
  • Crawford, Joan
  • Beery, Wallace
  • Barrymore, Lionel
  • Daniels, William
  • Gibbons, Cedric
  • Sewell, Blanche
  • Adrian
  • Baum, Vicki
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Turner Entertainment Co
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
112
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hotels
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Bookkeepers
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Grand Hotel, a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture ; Turner Entertainment, Inc. ; director, Edmund Goulding
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
13981943
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 112 min.)
Isbn
9780790744674
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569508422
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
65084
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; NTSC (Region 1); Dolby Digital 2.0 mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Grand Hotel, a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture ; Turner Entertainment, Inc. ; director, Edmund Goulding
Publication
Copyright
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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
13981943
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 112 min.)
Isbn
9780790744674
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569508422
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
65084
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; NTSC (Region 1); Dolby Digital 2.0 mono
Video recording format
DVD

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