The New Pictures, Mar. 26, 1945

Hotel Berlin (Warner), complete with undergrounders, traitors and hot & cold running Nazis, turns Vicki Baum's old Grand Hotel formula to topical account. Its salient characters: an old-line general (Raymond Massey) trying to escape the consequences of plotting against Hitler's life; a diplomat (Henry Daniell) who is sorry he can't help him; a Goebbelsesque Gestapoman (George Coulouris) who gets thrown down an elevator shaft; an actress (Andrea King) who will help or betray anyone to keep herself safe; a handsome anti-fascist fugitive (Helmut Dantine) who gets help from her, and kills her when...

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