A biopic of the legendary Benjamin Disraeli, his rise from a foppish young novelist to the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and confidante of Queen Victoria.
Did You Know?
WWII propaganda film akin to The Young Mr. Pitt
(1942) with Disraeli meant to represent Winston Churchill. The scene in which Disraeli observes Victoria receiving the news that she is now queen is based on an 1880 painting by Henry Tamworth Wells. See more
The two Strauß waltzes played at Count D'Orsay's party and attended by a young Disraeli were actually both written after Disraeli's death in 1881. See more
Benjamin 'Dizzy' Disraeli, aka Lord Beaconsfield- Disraeli
In an autocracy, the leader is the people. Europe is at the mercy of the most ruthless band of autocrats the world has yet seen. I know these dictators, these men of blood and iron, they have one weakness; they are always in a hurry. Their god is power, and its kingdom is on this Earth. They are men without humility and without hearts. The virtues we hold dear they call weaknesses, and what we love they despise. They hold themselves a race apart, divinely ordained to rule the world to the ...
Kaiser-Walzer (Emperor Waltz) op. 437
Music by Johann Strauss
Arranged by Jack Beaver
Played by the orchestra for dancing at Count D'Orsay's party See more