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The House Of Rothschild 1934 Boris Karloff George Arliss DVD, MP4, USB

The House Of Rothschild 1934 Boris Karloff George Arliss DVD, MP4, USB
The House Of Rothschild 1934 Boris Karloff George Arliss DVD, MP4, USB
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George Arliss, Loretta Young And Boris Karloff Star In This Controversial Screen Adaptation, Calculated To Annoy Nazi Germany And Nominated For The Academy Award For Best Picture, Of The Life And Times Of The Founding Patriarch Of The Preeminent Financial Family Dynasty Of The Past 200 Years, Mayer Rothschild! Presented In The Highest DVD Quality MPG Video Format Of 9.1 MBPS As An Archival Quality All Regions Format DVD, MP4 Video Download Or USB Flash Drive! (Black/White/Color, 1934, 1 Hour 27 Minutes.)

Alfred L. Werker (Credited), Sidney Lanfield (Uncredited)

George Hembert Westley (Play), Nunnally Johnson (Screen Play)

Julie Cobb ... Linda Lysenko
Bud Cort ... Bernard Marx
Keir Dullea ... Thomas Grambell
Ron O'Neal ... Mustapha Mond
Marcia Strassman ... Lenina Disney
Kristoffer Tabori ... John Savage
George Arliss ... Mayer Rothschild / Nathan Rothschild
Boris Karloff ... Count Ledrantz
Loretta Young ... Julie Rothschild
Robert Young ... Capt. Fitzroy
C. Aubrey Smith ... Duke of Wellington
Arthur Byron ... Baring
Helen Westley ... Gudula Rothschild
Reginald Owen ... Herries
Florence Arliss ... Hannah Rothschild
Alan Mowbray ... Prince Metternich
Holmes Herbert ... Rowerth
Paul Harvey ... Solomon Rothschild
Ivan F. Simpson ... Amschel Rothschild (as Ivan Simpson)
Noel Madison ... Carl Rothschild
Murray Kinnell ... James Rothschild
Georges Renavent ... Count Talleyrand
Oscar Apfel ... Prussian Officer
Lumsden Hare ... Prince Regent
Leo McCabe ... Amschel's Secretary
Gilbert Emery ... Prime Minister
Charles E. Evans ... Count Nesselrolde (as Charles Evans)
Desmond Roberts ... Guest at Reception Hall
Earl McDonald ... Messenger in Stock Exchange
Lee Kohlmar ... Doctor
Ethel Griffies ... Guest at Reception Hall
William H. Strauss ... Messenger and Guest at Recption Hall (as William Strauss)
Matthew Betz ... Prussian Guard (as Mathew Betz)
Reginald Sheffield ... Stock Trader
Brandon Hurst ... Stock Trader
Harold Minjir ... Stock Trader
Horace Claude Cooper ... Stock Trader
Crauford Kent ... Stock Trader (as Craufurd Kent)
C. Montague Shaw ... Stock Trader (as Montague Shaw)
Harry Allen ... Stock Trader
Gerald Pierce ... Rothschild Child
Milton Kahn ... Rothschild Child
George Offerman Jr. ... Amschel Rothschild as a Boy
Cullen Johnson ... Rothschild Child
Bobbie La Manche ... Rothschild Child
Leonard Mudie ... Tax Collector in Prussia

The House of Rothschild is a 1934 American pre-Code historical drama film directed by Alfred L. Werker and starring George Arliss, Loretta Young and Boris Karloff. It was adapted by Nunnally Johnson from the play by George Hembert Westley, and chronicles the rise of the Rothschild family of European bankers. While nearly all of the film is in black and white, its final sequence was one of the first shot in the three-strip Technicolor process. The movie was produced by Zanuck (who was not Jewish), as an attack on Nazism and anti-semitism following Hitler's rise to power in Germany in 1933. The story was suggested to him by George Arliss (also non-Jewish) who had made successful film appearances as Jewish characters like Shylock and Benjamin Disraeli. Arliss was given the dual role of Amschel Rothschild and one of Rothschild's sons, Nathan Mayer, who settled in England. Zanuck faced behind-the-scenes opposition from Jewish concerns such as the Anti-Defamation League but the screenplay passed the muster of the Hays Office, one of whose officials, James Wingate, found no cause for objection and even suggested it be shown to a representative of the German government, a step Zanuck refused to take. In December 1933 the project was endorsed in one major Jewish journal, The B'nai B'rith Messenger. The movie had positive reviews from various American journals; although the film made no reference to then-current events in Germany, some critics noticed similarities to the Nazi regime's treatment of German Jews-such as the columnist of Time, who considered it "shrewdly timed to touch obliquely on current Jew-baiting in Germany". It was also publicly endorsed by the National Council of Jewish Women, which helped make it acceptable. The film was the biggest hit of the year for Twentieth Century Pictures, which had only been formed in June 1933. It was one of United Artists' most popular films of the year. It was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture. In a close contest The House of Rothschild was voted the second best picture of 1934 in Film Daily's annual poll of critics, narrowly edged out by The Barretts of Wimpole Street. A scene from The House of Rothschild was used in the German antisemitic propaganda film The Eternal Jew (1940) without the permission of the copyright holders. As with nearly all historical drama films throughout the history of cinema, this movie takes several creative liberties with historical facts, and in this film, those facts involve the Rothschild family history. Amschel Rothschild did not die until 1812, during the later stages of the Napoleonic Wars he is portrayed as not having lived to see. Only two of his five sons were actually present at his death bed; the rest were already established in other European countries. Nathan Rothschild (born 1777) would have been only three years old in 1780, when the film begins. The relationship between Captain Fitzroy and Julie Rothschild is fictional; Nathan Rothschild had no daughter named Julie. The Captain Fitzroy who did become his son-in-law (albeit after Nathan died in 1836) was born in 1807, therefore a child at the time of Waterloo, and married in 1839 Hannah Rothschild, Nathan's second daughter (born 1815). The Prussian Count Ledrantz, Nathan Mayer's antagonist, was a purely fictional character written into the story by Nunally Johnson.