Disraeli (1929) was a Drama - Drama Film directed by Alfred E. Green .
The film was based on the play of the same name written by Louis N. Parker performed at the Wallack's Theatre, NY from Sep 18, 1911 - May 1912.
Academy Awards 1929/30 --- Ceremony Number 3 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Actor||George Arliss||Won|
|Best Picture||Warner Bros.||Nominated|
|Best Writing||(Julian Josephson)||Nominated|
DisraeliBy Alyson on Mar 17, 2011 From The Best Picture Project
There are many reasons people enjoy movies, but right now I want to ?think about two very broad reasons: to be entertained and to learn something new. ?In Disraeli, you may accomplish one of those, but probably not both. It is 1874 and Benjamin Disraeli (George Arliss) is Prime Minister of England. ... Read full article
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Lord Charles Deeford: I neither like him nor dislike him. He's nothing to me.
Lady Clarissa Pevensey: Don't you feel lonely?
Lord Charles Deeford: Lonely?
Lady Clarissa Pevensey: You're the only man in all the world who neither likes nor dislikes Mr. Disraeli.
Benjamin Disraeli: A man who never makes jokes is a standing joke to the world.
Lord Charles Deeford: I do not discuss politics with women.
Benjamin Disraeli: I do.
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Adapted from a Broadway play by Louis N. Parker. The original stage production of "Disraeli" also starred George Arliss and opened on Sep 18, 1911 at Wallack's Theatre in New York and ran for 280 performances. It was revived in 1912, 1917 (again with George Arliss) and 1927.
"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on January 17, 1938 with George Arliss and Florence Arliss reprising their film roles.
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