Grand Hotel [WS] [DVD] [1932]

  • SKU: 8547762
  • Release Date: 09/06/2005
  • Rating: NR
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Special Features

  • New documentary Checking Out: Grand Hotel
  • Premiere newsreel
  • Vintage musical short Nothing Ever Happens
  • Just a Word of Warning theatre announcement
  • Trailers of this and the 1945 remake Week-End at the Waldorf
  • Languages: English & Français
  • Subtitles: English, Français & Español
  • Closed Captioned


Grand Hotel
Based on Vicki Baum's novel and produced by Irving Thalberg, this film is about the lavish Grand Hotel in Berlin, a place where "nothing ever happens." That statement proves to be false, however, as the story follows an intertwining cast of characters over the course of one tumultuous day. Greta Garbo is Grusinskaya, a ballerina whose jewels are coveted by Baron von Geigern (John Barrymore), a thief who fancies Flaemmchen (Joan Crawford), a stenographer and the mistress of Preysing (Wallace Beery), businessman boss of Kringelein (Lionel Barrymore), a terminally ill bookkeeper who is under the care of alcoholic physician Dr. Otternschlag (Lewis Stone). Grand Hotel won Best Picture at the 1932 Academy Awards. ~ Matthew Tobey, Rovi

Cast & Crew

  • Greta Garbo
    Greta Garbo - Grusinskaya
  • John Barrymore
    John Barrymore - Baron Felix von Geigern
  • Joan Crawford
    Joan Crawford - Flaemmchen
  • Wallace Beery
    Wallace Beery - General Director Preysing
  • Lionel Barrymore
    Lionel Barrymore - Otto Kringelein

Customer rating

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Grand Gem of a classic

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    This best picture classic surprised me. It was more than I expected. I love the plot twists. A true Gem deserving of it's best picture Oscar.

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