Disraeli

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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 ...
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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.
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Special Features

Ian McShane biography; Ian McShane filmography
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/29/2008
  • UPC: 733961711110
  • Original Release: 1978
  • Rating:

  • Source: A&E Home Video
  • Time: 4:13:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 40,507

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Ian McShane Benjamin Disraeli
John Carlisle
Mary Peach
Trevor T. Smith Count Schouvaloff
Technical Credits
Claude Whatham Director
David Butler Screenwriter
Cecil Clarke Producer
Lorna Mason Producer
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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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Menu

Disc #1 -- Disraeli
   Episode 1: Dizzy
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   Episode 2: Mary Anne
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Disc #2 -- Disraeli
   Episode 3: The Great Game
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   Episode 4: The Chief
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   Bonus: Ian McShane Biography / Filmography
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Excellent DVD

    I thoroughly enjoyed the DVD of Disraeli. History that has come alive.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    This DVD is EXCELLENT!!!!!!

    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!!!!

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