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The House of Rothschild (1934) was a Black-and-white - Drama Film directed by Alfred L. Werker and Sidney Lanfield and produced by Raymond Griffith, Darryl F. Zanuck and William Goetz.

Academy Awards 1934 --- Ceremony Number 7 (source: AMPAS)

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The House of Rothschild

By Alyson on Jul 17, 2010 From The Best Picture Project

Our story begins in Prussia, in the late 1700s, where Jews are confined to a ghetto and taxed heavily. ?Living there is a banker with wife and five sons, the Rothschild family. ?We see the oppression they?re under, having to hide their good things to look more poor than they are, just so the tax col... Read full article

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George Hembert Westley's play was unpublished, but copyrighted 11 May 1932.
Darryl F. Zanuck's sheepdog is seen in the film.
Director Alfred L. Werker was briefly taken ill and Sidney Lanfield filled in as director for a few days.
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Best Picture Oscar 1934

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Also directed by Alfred L. Werker

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Also produced by Raymond Griffith

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Also released in 1934

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