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Thursday, December 4, 2014

The House of Rothschild (1934 full length historical biography movie)

Boris Karloff like you've never seen him! I read Corti's book by the same name decades ago, and have it in my bookcase behind me. (You might have to drag the button bar at bottom to the left to start watching from the beginning. Odd, but...)

Published on Mar 3, 2013

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 Jews.