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George Arliss

George Arliss

  • House of Rothschild, The (1934) September 23 (ET) - Reminder REMINDER
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Also Known As: Died: February 5, 1946
Born: April 10, 1868 Cause of Death: bronchial ailment
Birth Place: London, England, GB Profession: Cast ...
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Cast (feature film)

1.
Man of Affairs (1937) as Richard/Lord Duncaster
An Emir who rules in a kingdom off the desert is murdered by tho of his ministers and a young Englishman is accused of the crime. Sheiks come to London to have an audience with the Cabinet, demanding indemnity in the way of valuable oil concessions. Foolish Foreign Minister makes a mess of the situa
2.
Doctor Syn (1937) as Doctor Syn, also known as Clegg, the pirate
When customs and excise men arrive at the village of Dymchurch in Kent, they uncover an intricate smuggling network being coordinated by the local parson, Dr Syn. Unknown to all but a few locals Dr Syn also hides a secret past, that he was once the notorious pirate Captain Clegg.
3.
East Meets West (1936) as Sultan of Rungay
4.
Transatlantic Tunnel (1935) as Prime Minster of England
Scientists and engineers join forces to build a tunnel beneath the Atlantic Ocean.
5.
Mister Hobo (1935) as Fran├žois Rothschild, also known as Spike, "The Guv'nor"
Crooked businessmen install a hobo as bank president, only to discover how smart their mark really is.
6.
Cardinal Richelieu (1935) as Cardinal Richelieu
7.
The Iron Duke (1935) as Duke of Wellington
8.
The Last Gentleman (1934) as Cabot Barr
In New England circa 1933, a niece is reported missing and presumed dead and Cabot Barr (George Arliss) summons his relatives to the family estate for a memorial service. Once there, Barr taunts each one, claiming their only interest in him is hsi money, and sends them away when the report about the niece proves to be false. Only niece Marjorie, who has ridiculed one of his pet eccentricities, seems to be the object of any sentimental affection. Weeks later, Marjorie and her mother, Augusta (Edna May Oliver) and Allan (Frank Albertson), a young man Barr admires, are invited to Barr manor, where Barr fosters a romance between Marjorie and Allan. When his son, Judd (Donald Meek), seeks to have him declared insane, the shock kills the old man. Again, the family is gathered, a curtain is drawn and the old man appears on a film, and he tells each relative what he is leaving them and why, or why not in the case of Judd who is cut off without a cent. Marjorie is left the bulk of the estate as the old man, on film, declares her to be the only one worthy of carrying on the Barr traditions, and Allan is instructed to marry her and take her name as his family's cognomen. The film and the film within ends with Barr announcing that he hopes to have the pleasure of meeting them all again in another world.
9.
The House of Rothschild (1934) as Mayer Rothschild/Nathan Rothschild
The story of the rise of the Rothschild financial empire founded by Mayer Rothschild and continued by his five sons. From humble beginnings the business grows and helps to finance the war against Napoleon, but it's not always easy, especially because of the prejudices against the family.
10.
The King's Vacation (1933) as Phillip [the King]
Monarch thinks he can find a simpler life with his former wife.
11.
The Working Man (1933) as [John] Reeves [also known as John Walton]
A wealthy manufacturer takes a vacation incognito and ends up working for his chief rival.
12.
Voltaire (1933) as Voltaire
The famed French writer becomes the conscience of his country during the French Revolution.
13.
The Man Who Played God (1932) as Montgomery Royle
After losing his hearing, a musician uses lip-reading to help others.
14.
A Successful Calamity (1932) as Henry Wilton
A family pulls together to help a member in financial trouble.
15.
The Millionaire (1931) as James Alden
A bored millionaire retires from big business to open a garage.
16.
Alexander Hamilton (1931) as Alexander Hamilton
The American patriot's political career is threatened when he falls in love with a married woman.
17.
The Green Goddess (1930) as The Raja
A fanatical Indian potentate holds British settlers hostage.
18.
Old English (1930) as Sylvanus Heythorp
A bankrupt businessman risks everything to provide for his grandchildren.
19.
Disraeli (1929) as Disraeli
The noted British statesman plays matchmaker for a pair of young lovers.
20.
$20 a Week (1924) as John Reeves
21.
The Green Goddess (1923) as Rajah of Rukh
22.
The Man Who Played God (1922) as John Arden
23.
The Ruling Passion (1922) as James Alden
24.
The Devil (1921) as Dr. Muller
25.
Disraeli (1921) as The Honourable Benjamin Disraeli, M. P.

Writer (feature film)

26.
The House of Rothschild (1934) as Contract Writer
The story of the rise of the Rothschild financial empire founded by Mayer Rothschild and continued by his five sons. From humble beginnings the business grows and helps to finance the war against Napoleon, but it's not always easy, especially because of the prejudices against the family.

Misc. Crew (short)

27.
The Naughty Twenties (1951)
This short film celebrates the "Roaring Twenties" through a series of newsreels and movies of the era. Vitaphone Release 2010A.

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