A biopic of the legendary Benjamin Disraeli, his rise from a foppish young novelist to the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and confidante of Queen Victoria.
Did You Know?
The two Strauß waltzes played at Count D'Orsay's party and attended by a young Disraeli were actually both written after Disraeli's death in 1881. See more
Benjamin 'Dizzy' Disraeli, aka Lord Beaconsfield- Disraeli
In an autocracy, the leader is the people. Europe is at the mercy of the most ruthless band of autocrats the world has yet seen. I know these dictators, these men of blood and iron, they have one weakness; they are always in a hurry. Their god is power, and its kingdom is on this Earth. They are men without humility and without hearts. The virtues we hold dear they call weaknesses, and what we love they despise. They hold themselves a race apart, divinely ordained to rule the world to the ...
The British version runs 15-20 minutes longer than the version shown in the USA and has a different cast ordering. The ordering in IMDb is based on the American version as shown on the Turner Classic Movies channel. See more
Kaiser-Walzer (Emperor Waltz) op. 437
Music by Johann Strauss
Arranged by Jack Beaver
Played by the orchestra for dancing at Count D'Orsay's party See more