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Disraeli
(1921) American
B&W : [?] Seven or Nine? reels / 6800 feet
Directed by Henry Kolker

Cast: George Arliss [The Honourable Benjamin Disraeli, M.P.], Mrs. George Arliss (Florence Arliss) [Lady Beaconsfield], Margaret Dale [Mrs. Noel Travers], Louise Huff [Lady Clarissa Pevensey], Reginald Denny [Viscount Charles Deeford], E.J. Ratcliffe [Hugh Meyers], Henry Carvill [Duke of Glastonbury], Grace Griswold [Duchess of Glastonbury], Noel Tearle [Foljambe], Fred Nichols [the Glastonbury butler]

Distinctive Productions production; distributed by United Artists Corporation. / Produced by George Arliss. Scenario by Forrest Halsey, from the [?] novel and/or play? Disraeli by Louis Napoleon Parker. Art direction by Charles O. Seessel. Cinematography by Harry A. Fischbeck. / © 25 August 1921 by Distinctive Productions [LP16895]. Released 28 August 1921. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / The film was remade with Arliss as Disraeli (1929).

Drama: Historical.

Survival status: The film is presumed lost : Fragmentary print exists in the International Museum of Photography and Film at George Eastman House film archive [one reel only].

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Banks - Diplomats - Egypt: Suez Canal - Royalty: Queens - United Kingdom: England

Listing updated: 5 February 2008.

References: Card-Seductive pp. 92, 94, 96, 97; Everson-American p. 173; Parish-Glamour p. 41; Vermilye-Twenties p. 78 : Website-AFI : with additional information provided by Pete Jones.

 
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