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The Prime Minister (1941)

 -  Biography | Drama | History  -  3 May 1941 (UK)
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Although there is an onscreen copyright statement in the print, there is no record of it in the copyright registry. See more »

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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 »

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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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God Save the Queen!
(1744) (uncredited)
Music attributed to Henry Carey
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A reasoned view
5 March 2004 | by (Grays, Essex, UK) – See all my reviews

Ok, so the acting was rather theatrical and the message rather patriotic. But, like Henry VI, it was a propaganda war film to stir the spirit of the English people in the height of the second world war. It didn't have the writing credits of Shakespeare but this must also be taken into consideration. To critise a film written for the sole purpose of bolstering the battered and bombed people of the British Isles in WWII and comparing it with what we are used to now as historical films (although Braveheart, The Patriot and U571 may be more deserving of criticism than The Prime Minister) is being blindsighted.

This film should be considered for what it's purpose is and what film has ever portrayed any historical figure in his or her real light. We have documentaries for that.

Just watch the film for what it is.


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