Grand Hotel (1932) was a Drama - Romance Film directed by Edmund Goulding and produced by Irving Thalberg.
The film was based on the novel Menschen im Hotel (People at a Hotel) written by Vicki Baum published in 1929.
Grand Hotel was inducted into the National Film Registry in 2007.
Academy Awards 1931/32 --- Ceremony Number 5 (source: AMPAS)
JOAN CRAWFORD, QUEEN OF THE SILVER SCREEN BLOGATHON: Grand Hotel (1932)on May 10, 2019 From Caftan Woman
Pale Writer and The Poppity are hosting this blogathon tribute to Joan Crawford on May 11th and 12th. You can share in all the tributes to the amazing actress's career by clicking HERE or HERE. Thank you, Gabriela and Erica D! Vicki Baum's successful 1929 novel Grand Hotel became a popular Broa... Read full article
Grande Hotel (1932) / Grand Hotel (1932)By L? on Aug 14, 2018 From Critica Retro
Grande Hotel (1932) / Grand Hotel (1932) “Grande Hotel” n?o precisa de propaganda – nem o filme nem o local. O Grande Hotel ? o hotel mais caro da Alemanha, como diz o personagem de Lionel Barrymore. “Grande Hotel”, o filme, ? uma aula magna sobre o star system, ... Read full article
Grand Hotel – Barrymore Trilogy BlogathonBy Rhonda0731 on Aug 17, 2016 From Smitten Kitten Vintage
I am pleased to bring you Grand Hotel , my contribution to the?Barrymore Trilogy Blogathon hosted by the wonderful Crystal over at?IN THE GOOD OLD DAYS OF CLASSIC HOLLYWOOD. The first time I saw Grand Hotel it was with my dad. He mentioned what a great film it was and since it had so many of my fav... Read full article
Grand Hotel (1932)By Carol Martinheira on Aug 15, 2016 From The Old Hollywood Garden
Grand Hotel (1932) On August 15, 2016 By CarolIn Uncategorized What?s this? Another blogathon? You bet! I love my blogathons and August seems to be filled with them! So when Crystal of In The Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood announced that she was hosting a Barrymore... Read full article
Pre-Code vs. Post-Code: "Grand Hotel" and "Week-End at the Waldorf"By David on Mar 26, 2016 From The Man on the Flying Trapeze
Vicki Baum's 1929 novel (and play) "Grand Hotel" was purchased by MGM, and in 1932 the studio released a film version featuring all the big shots on the lot -- Greta Garbo, John Barrymore, Joan Crawford, Lionel Barrymore and Wallace Beery, with Lewis Stone and Jean Hersholt thrown in for good measur... Read full article
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Baron Felix von Geigern: [looking down from the sixth-floor balcony over the front desk] You know, I've often wondered what'd happen to that old porter if somebody jumped on him from here.
Flaemmchen: I'm sure I don't know. Why don't you try it and find out?
[to Preysing, after he tries to get 'familiar' with her by asking her to call him by his first name]
Flaemmchen: You know I always say that nothing should be left hanging over. And names are like that. Suppose I met you next year and said, 'How do you do Mr. Preysing?' And you said, 'That's the young lady who was my secretary in Manchester.' That's all quite propper. But supposing I saw you and yelled 'Hi baby. Remember Manchester.'
Flaemmchen: Yeah, and you were with your wife. How would you like that?
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Irving Thalberg originally wanted his wife Norma Shearer to play the role of Flaemmchen. However, she received a lot of fan mail in which fans discouraged her to take the role, after which she refused the part.
Extra scenes with Greta Garbo were added after previews to ensure that Joan Crawford didn't walk off with the picture.
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