Disraeli

Disraeli

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Director: Claude Whatham

Cast: Claude Whatham, Ian McShane, Mary Peach, John Carlisle

     
 

Deadwood star Ian McShane stars as Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli in this Emmy-nominated period biopic from All Creatures Great and Small director Claude Whatham. His career marred in scandal, Disraeli rose from humble beginnings to become the 19th Century's most scandalous prime minister. Despite having his Jewish heritage exploited libelously by his…  See more details below

Overview

Deadwood star Ian McShane stars as Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli in this Emmy-nominated period biopic from All Creatures Great and Small director Claude Whatham. His career marred in scandal, Disraeli rose from humble beginnings to become the 19th Century's most scandalous prime minister. Despite having his Jewish heritage exploited libelously by his detractors, Disraeli eventually managed to gain a coveted seat in Parliament. Over time the dubious rake would leverage that seat into a position of global power.

Product Details

Release Date:
04/29/2008
UPC:
0733961711110
Original Release:
1978
Rating:
NR
Source:
A&E Home Video
Time:
4:13:00

Special Features

Ian McShane biography; Ian McShane filmography

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Disraeli
1. Creditors [2:19]
2. Penniless Upstart [8:11]
3. A Persuasive Friend [4:20]
4. Shrine of Art and Fashion [5:50]
5. Parlimentary Candidate [9:07]
6. Henrietta [14:01]
7. Progressive to Conservative [8:40]
8. Elected at Last [9:05]
1. First Time in Parliment [8:58]
2. Simplicity Speech [3:47]
3. Serious Practical Thinker [2:47]
4. Nary Anne Left Alone [3:37]
5. A Marriage Proposal [14:24]
6. Prime Minister Rejection [4:15]
7. The Tide Turns [13:34]
8. Chancellor of the Exchequer [12:28]
Disc #2 -- Disraeli
1. Rothchild's Oath [9:12]
2. Visit to the Queen [9:45]
3. Windsor Castle Weekend [8:10]
4. The Prussian Bismarck [9:25]
5. Gladstone the Fanatic [5:33]
6. A New Prime Minister [6:50]
7. Lady Mary Anne Beaconsfield [6:27]
8. Party Machine [8:21]
1. Lady Beaconsfield Departs [9:02]
2. Victory for Dizzy [8:04]
3. Selina [6:45]
4. A Stake in Suez [4:02]
5. A Heart Never Grows Old [2:38]
6. Unrest for the Empire [6:50]
7. Ultimatum to Bismarck [13:56]
8. Flowers from the Queen [12:37]

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Disraeli 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
An excellent DVD!!!! Ian McShane gives a first-rate performance. I suggest this DVD to anyone who loves British History especially 19th century European History!!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I thoroughly enjoyed the DVD of Disraeli. History that has come alive.