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The Prime Minister (1941)

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Trivia

Disraeli's supposed first glimpse of the Queen is based on a famous Victorian painting entitled "Victoria Greeted as Queen". See more »

Goofs

In the scene where the news of the Russian invasion reaches the House of Commons, the members pass the news down the rows, one by one. However, several of the members start sharing the news before they could possibly have heard it from anyone next to them. The scene looks good, but doesn't hold up to scrutiny. See more »

Quotes

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 ...
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Soundtracks

Frühlingsstimmen (Voices of Spring) op. 410
(1882) (uncredited)
Music by Johann Strauß
Arranged by Jack Beaver
Played by the orchestra for dancing at Count D'Orsay's party
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Film omits fact that Disraeli was Jewish
20 August 2000 | by (Fremont, California, USA) – See all my reviews

This film had one serious flaw. It did not mention even once that Disraeli was Jewish. Almost the whole history of Disraeli's personal and political life was a history of struggling to overcome Anti-Semitism and struggling to be accepted into mainstream British society.Just describing the history of a dandy young man and novelist who becomes one of the rising stars of a young group of politicians during the earlyVictorian period doesn't give us the complete story of the real Disraeli


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