Disraeli Overview:

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)

AwardRecipientResult
Best ActorGeorge ArlissWon
Best PictureWarner Bros.Nominated
Best Writing(Julian Josephson)Nominated
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Disraeli

By 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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Lady Mary Beaconsfield: She thinks you're the greatest man in the world, and she's right.
Benjamin Disraeli: Quite right!


Benjamin Disraeli: I tell you, a ferment is at work all over the world. Titanic forces are unchained in America, forces you have no conception of. The spirit of nationality is aroused in France, in Italy, in Germany! New wine has been poured into old bottles, and an explosion must follow sooner or later. I shall not live to see it, but I hear the seething of the yeast.


Benjamin Disraeli: I cannot break faith with the nation.


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Vitaphone production reels #3531-3539
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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