An elegant hotel in San Francisco is the setting for each multi-plot episode involving employees of the hotel and an entertaining variety of new guests each week.
Connie Sellecca, James Brolin, Shari Belafonte and Anne Baxter star in the classic 1983 prime-time soap when Hotel - The 1st Season
arrives on DVD this July 21st
! Sometimes called a "land-locked Love Boat
," the show was the setting for a new group of visiting guests each and every week.
Among those that were in the first season, including the pilot (which isn't confirmed to be on this release, but we're naturally going to expect it) are Bette Davis, Morgan Fairchild, Erin Moran, Mel Tormé, Shirley Jones, Pernell Roberts, Lainie Kazan, Jack Gifford, Michael Dorn, Richard Hatch, Alan Oppenheimer, Heather Locklear, Army Archerd, Connie Stevens, Robert Vaughn, Dick Van Patten, Robert Reed, Dack Rambo, Lynn Redgrave, Charlene Tilton, Vic Tayback, Donna Pescow, Diana Canova, Cathy Lee Crosby, Ken Kercheval, Martin Landau, Parker Stevenson, Scott Baio, John Davidson, Lorenzo Lamas, Arte Johnson, Tori Spelling, Joe E. Tata, Robert Pine, Gary Collins, Danielle Brisebois, McLean Stevenson, Emma Samms, George Lazenby, Adrienne Barbeau, José Ferrer, Pamela Hensley, Stacy Keach Sr., Tom Smothers, Mary Crosby, Dina Merrill, Vera Miles, Robert Stack, Larry Wilcox, Engelbert Humperdinck, Eva Gabor, Louis Jourdan, Morgan Brittany, Markie Post, Shelley Winters, Howard Duff, Melissa Sue Anderson, Sally Kellerman and Ted Shackelford.
Whew. And we certainly have overlooked some great guest stars, too, so if your favorites aren't in there...well, we tried! We just wanted to demonstrate that there are a LOT of visiting appearances, one of the hallmarks of the series.
The episodes will be presented in their original broadcast format, with full frame video and English mono audio. They are expected to be closed captioned for the hearing impaired. Running time is shown as 1170 minutes. Package art and pricing isn't available yet, nor are extras (if any). But stay tuned and we'll update you when more info is available!