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The House of Rothschild (1934)

Passed  -  Biography | Drama | History  -  7 April 1934 (USA)
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The story of the rise of the Rothschild financial empire founded by Mayer Rothschild and continued by his five sons. From humble beginnings the business grows and helps to finance the war ... See full summary »

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(screen play), (based on a play by), 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Count Ledrantz
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Julie Rothschild
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Capt. Fitzroy
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Arthur Byron ...
Baring
Helen Westley ...
Gudula Rothschild
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Herries
Florence Arliss ...
Hannah Rothschild
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Holmes Herbert ...
Rowerth
Paul Harvey ...
Solomon Rothschild
Ivan F. Simpson ...
Amschel Rothschild (as Ivan Simpson)
Noel Madison ...
Carl Rothschild
Murray Kinnell ...
James Rothschild
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The story of the rise of the Rothschild financial empire founded by Mayer Rothschild and continued by his five sons. From humble beginnings the business grows and helps to finance the war against Napoleon, but it's not always easy, especially because of the prejudices against Jews. Written by Col Needham <col@imdb.com>

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Release Date:

7 April 1934 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Rothschild  »

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Runtime:

(copyright length) | (FMC Library Print)

Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

Color:

| (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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The brief closing scene was shot in the three-strip Technicolor process. See more »

Connections

Featured in The Eternal Jew (1940) See more »

Soundtracks

La Marseillaise
(1792) (uncredited)
Written by Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle
Played often in the score
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The Fox Movie Channel ran it with the ending in black and white.
31 December 2005 | by (South San Francisco, CA) – See all my reviews

I also watched it the other day on the Fox Movie Channel and the final sequence was indeed not in color. That surprised me because I thought that surely their vault would have contained a print with the Technicolor finale.

About 15 years ago, the Castro Cinema here in San Francisco showed a series of 20th Century Fox classic films, all with 35 mm prints. The House Of Rothschild was shown with the beautiful Technicolor final sequence. The fact that it was not shown that way on the FMC was disappointing, but it was still great to see the film again, as it's so rarely shown.


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