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Title Disraeli : portrait of a romantic / ATV ; produced by Cecil Clarke ; written by David Butler ; directed by Claude Whatham.

Publication Info. [Place of publication not identified] : ITC Entertainment Group : A & E Television Networks, 2007.


Location Call No. Status
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Adult Department  DVD DISRAELI DISC 1-2    DUE 10-04-22
 Granby, F.H. Cossitt Branch - TV-DVD  BRITISH DVD DIS    Check Shelf
Description 2 videodiscs (253 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD; Dolby digital stereo.
Cast Ian McShane, Mary Peach, John Carlisle.
Event Originally broadcast by ITV in 1978 as a four-part miniseries.
Summary Initially mocked and ridiculed at his attempt to rise within British government, Benjamin Disraeli used his fame as a writer of scandalous novels and his charm with influential women to make remarkable strides in Parliament. He eventually became the first and only Jewish-born Prime minister to serve in the history of Britain.
Note Bonus features: Ian McShane biography and filmography.
GMD: videorecording.
Contents Dizzy -- Mary Anne -- The great game -- The chief.
Credits Music, Wilfred Josephs.
Subject Disraeli, Benjamin, 1804-1881 -- Drama.
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1837-1901 -- Drama.
Prime ministers -- Great Britain -- Drama.
Jewish politicians -- Drama.
Great Britain -- History -- Victoria, 1837-1901 -- Drama.
Great Britain -- Drama.
Genre/Form Biographical television programs.
Television mini-series.
Fiction television programs.
Historical -- Television feature.
Added Author McShane, Ian, 1942- Actor.
Peach, Mary, 1934- Actor.
Carlisle, John, 1935-2011. Actor.
Butler, David, 1927-2006. Screenwriter.
Clarke, Cecil. Producer.
Whatham, Claude. Director.
Associated Television (Firm)
ISBN 0767060466
Standard No. 733961711110
Music No. 71111 A & E Home Video
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