Grand Hotel is a 1932 American drama film directed by Edmund Goulding. The screenplay by William A. Drake and Béla Balázs is based on the 1930 play of the same title by Drake, who had adapted it from the 1929 novel Menschen im Hotel by Vicki Baum. As of 2012, the film is the only one to have won the Academy Award for Best Picture without it or its participants being nominated in any other category.
Grusinskaya: I want to be alone. I think I have never been so tired in my life.
Dr. Otternschlag: Grand Hotel... always the same. People come, people go. Nothing ever happens.
Dr. Otternschlag: When a man's collar is an inch too big for him I know he's ill.
|Release Date||12 April 1932|
|Tagline||Thank The Stars For A Great Entertainment !|
|Filming Locations||Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios - 10202 W. Washington Blvd., Culver City, California, USA|
|Color||Black and White|
|Film Class||Ensemble Film, Melodrama, Romantic Drama|
|Mood||High on Emotion|
|Themes||Star-Crossed Lovers, Jewel Theft, All Washed Up, Dancer's Life|
|Tones||Melancholy, Passionate, Elegant, Sentimental, Lavish|