Grand Hotel

Joan Crawford, Wallace Beery, Greta Garbo, John Barrymore, Lionel Barrymore (starring)
Edmund Goulding (director)
William A. Drake (play, screenwriter)
Vicki Baum (novel)

Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1932. Vintage reference photograph from the 1932 pre-Code film, showing director Edmund Goulding with cameraman William Daniels and a camera crew, capturing a scene with Wallace Beery and Joan Crawford. National Film Archive stamp and annotations in manuscript ink and pencil on the verso.

From the archive of film historian and author Joel Finler.

Based on the 1930 play by William A. Drake, which was based in turn on the 1929 novel by Vicki Baum, about a plush hotel in Berlin with a varied collection of residents—a baron, a prima ballerina, a stenographer, a dying man, and a businessman. Winner of the Academy Award for Best Picture.

10 x 8 inches. Very Good plus, lightly age toned, with wear to the finish on the bottom right corner of the recto.

National Film Registry.

[Book #159129]