The biopic of the legendary Benjamin Disraeli, his rise from a foppish young novelist to a prime minister of England and confidante of Queen Victoria.
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Plans to film a separate version of the film for American audiences were cancelled when Warner Bros. were so pleased with the film made for British audiences. It was simply edited for the USA release. See more
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
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 ...
Frühlingsstimmen (Voices of Spring) op. 410
Music by Johann Strauss
Arranged by Jack Beaver
Played by the orchestra for dancing at Count D'Orsay's party See more