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Prime Minister of Great Britain Benjamin Disraeli outwits the subterfuge of the Russians and chicanery at home in order to secure the purchase of the Suez Canal.
The first Best Picture Oscar nominee to have the name of a person in the title. It is also the first Best Picture nominee to be based on a historical person.
War is never a solution. It's an aggravation.
The original 1929 release ran 90 minutes; shortened by 3 minutes for a re-release in 1934. All current prints are the 87-minute re-release version.
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