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'The House of Rothschild': THR's 1934 Review

'The House of Rothschild': THR's 1934 Review

On March 14, 1934, 20th Century Pictures held the premiere of Alfred Werker's The House of Rothschild at the Astor Theater in New York. The film, which centered on the European banking family circa 1780 and starred George Arliss, was released as Adolf Hitler's Nazi regime was rising to power in Germany. (The Nazis later used a clip from the film in a 1940 anti-Semitic propaganda reel.) 

The drama garnered 20th Century's first Oscar nomination, claiming a best picture nomination at the 7th Academy Awards in 1934. The House of Rothschild also became a hit at the ...

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