|7586||NEW YORK: HIGH SOCIETY IN THE GOLDEN AGE OF TRAVEL/HOTEL CALIFORNIA: THE GOLDEN AGE OF HOLLYWOOD/THE IMPERIAL HOTELS OF VIENNA||NEW YORK: HIGH SOCIETY IN THE GOLDEN AGE OF TRAVEL/HOTEL CALIFORNIA: THE GOLDEN AGE OF HOLLYWOOD/THE IMPERIAL HOTELS OF VIENNA||1997||color||44 min||vhs|| (Grand Tour: Legendary Resorts of the World series, Part 5)
In America's financial and cultural center, some of the world's most opulent hotels have become destinations in themselves. Tells the complete story of two of the most famous--the Plaza and the Waldorf-Astoria
If the world dreams of Hollywood, Hollywood dreams of Beverly Hills. And for years, the Beverly Hills Hotel has been at the center of this legendary community, sheltering stars such as Marilyn Monroe from the prying eyes of the public, and surrounding them with the luxury appropriate for America's celebrities.
At the height of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, the Emperor himself opened the grandest hotel in Vienna. Fittingly named, The Imperial epitomized the extravagance and luxury of Vienna's brilliant style. Visit the Imperial and its opulent challenger, the Bristol, for a firsthand look at the hotels at the center of the pomp and luxury of Europe's foremost royal city. (Donated by W. A. Douglas Jackson, Canadian Studies)