Zippily directed by Robert Z. Leonard and written by Sam and Bella Spewack, this update of GRAND HOTEL was sensational publicity for the title establishment. Set over one weekend at the Waldorf-Astoria, the film follows several stories, with a couple of tunes tossed in for good measure.
Unhappy movie star Irene Malvern (Ginger Rogers) mistakes weary war correspondent Chip Collyer (Walter Pidgeon) for the shady character her maid (Rosemary DeCamp) has been seeing, and Chip is so charmed that he doesn't tell her she's wrong but rather encourages the mix-up by pretending to be a man
named Duke. By the time the truth is revealed, Chip and Irene have fallen in love. Mea...