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The Prime Minister (1941)

Approved  |   |  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
Sung by people outside the palace at the end
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Real politics is more fun than this!
4 April 2000 | by (Norfolk, England) – See all my reviews

A stodgy love story, loosely tied in to the life of Disraeli. One of those films where it starts out with the main stars as young lovers, and then you get a few paragraphs of text that fill in 30 years or so, and then they are old and dying. Perhaps there is a good film to be made from the political battles of the Victorian 'giants', Disraeli and Gladstone, but this is not it.


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