Weekend at the Waldorf (1945) - Rotten Tomatoes

Weekend at the Waldorf (1945)

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In this film, the posh Waldorf Hotel in the heart of New York is the setting for several plots and subplots. Van Johnson is cast as a war hero who, about to undergo life-threatening surgery, wants to thoroughly enjoy what may be his last days on Earth.more
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Musical & Performing Arts, Classics, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Bella Spewack, Sam Spewack, Guy Bolton, Vicki Baum, Samuel Spewack
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jun 30, 1993
Runtime:
Warner Home Video

Cast

Ginger Rogers
as Irene Malvern
Walter Pidgeon
as Chip Collyer
Lana Turner
as Bunny Smith
Van Johnson
as Capt. James Hollis
Robert Benchley
as Randy Morton
Keenan Wynn
as Oliver Webson
Edward Arnold
as Martin X. Edley
Leon Ames
as Henry Burton
Warner Anderson
as Dr. Campbell
Phyllis Thaxter
as Cynthia Drew
Lina Romay
as Juanita
Porter Hall
as Stevens
Samuel S. Hinds
as Mr. Jessup
George Zucco
as Bey of Aribajan
Bob Graham
as Singer
Michael Kirby
as Lt. John Rand
Jacqueline de Wit
as Kate Douglas
Irving Bacon
as Sam Skelly
Miles Mander
as British Secretary
Nana Bryant
as Mrs. H. Davenport Dr...
Russell Hicks
as McPherson
Naomi Childers
as Night Maid
Constance Collier
as Mme. Jaleska
Moroni Olsen
as House Detective Blak...
William Halligan
as Chief Jennings
Ruth Lee
as The Woman
Xavier Cugat
as Himself
William Hall
as Cassidy, the Doorman
Ruth Warren
as Telephone Operator
Jean Carpenter
as Telephone Operator
Hope Landin
as Telephone Operator
Karen Lind
as Telephone Operator
Gertrude Short
as Telephone Operator
Harry Barris
as Anna's Boy Friend
Gladden James
as Assistant Manager
Carli Elinor
as Orchestra Leader
Dick Crockett
as Bell Captain
Wyndham Standing
as Literary Type
Rex Evans
as Pianist
Arno Frey
as Maitre d'Hotel
Gordon Richards
as Headwaiter
Dick Hirbe
as Newsboy
Hal K. Dawson
as First Clerk
Shirley Lew
as Chinese Girl
Billy Louie
as Chinese Girl
Charles Madrin
as Assistant Hotel Mana...
Kenneth Cutler
as Desk Clerk
Estelle Etterre
as Assistant Florist
Barbara Bowers
as Cigarette Girl
William Tannen
as Photographer
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Critic Reviews for Weekend at the Waldorf

All Critics (4) | Top Critics (2)

Full Review… | March 26, 2009
Variety
Top Critic

Full Review… | March 25, 2006
New York Times
Top Critic

I wanted to check-out early, even though the Waldorf-Astoria certainly has its charms.

Full Review… | December 1, 2006
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

March 9, 2013
EmanuelLevy.Com

Audience Reviews for Weekend at the Waldorf

Fluffy remake of Grand Hotel, on its own enjoyable but a mere patch on the original. Ginger and Walter come off best, Lana is at the peak of her beauty but is poorly matched with Johnson, it's highly unlikely that the doofus that he plays would ever be able to attract a dish like her.

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jay nixon

Super Reviewer

A lovely film from MGM in 1945. Lana Turner, Van Johnson, and Ginger Rogers shine in this story of various people staying for a time at the famous Waldorf-Astoria in NYC....a gem!

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Mason Williams

Super Reviewer

Not anywhere as good as Grand Hotel, but it;s really just an all-around odd remake as it is. The cast is great, but the story is pretty dull.

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