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Last of the czars

Author: Mark Anderson, director.; Discovery Networks.; Brooks Associates Ltd.; Discovery Channel Video (Firm)
Publisher: Bethesda, Md. : Discovery Channel Video, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Romanov family ruled Russia for 300 years; an imperial empire that crumbled in 1918 when Lenin-backed revolutionaries toppled Nicholas II in a violent upheaval. Before their world came crashing down, the Romanovs-- Nicholas, Alexandra and their five children--enjoyed a life shrouded in mystery. But with the recent downfall of the Soviet Union, information has come to light, ending generations of speculation.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Named Person: Nicholas, Emperor of Russia; Nicholas, Emperor of Russia; Alexandra, Empress consort of Nicholas II Emperor of Russia; House of Romanov; Alexandra, Empress consort of Nicholas II Emperor of Russia; Nicholas, Emperor of Russia; House of Romanov
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Anderson, director.; Discovery Networks.; Brooks Associates Ltd.; Discovery Channel Video (Firm)
ISBN: 1563313987 9781563313981
OCLC Number: 36066861
Credits: Camera, Sergei Astokhov; editor, Christine Pancott; narrator, Linda Kenyon; music, Marc Aramian, Howard Davidson; executive producer, Phillip Whitehead.
Performer(s): Narrator, Linda Kenyon ; Ralph Fiennes (voice of Nicholas) ; Alex Kingston (voice of Alexandra).
Description: 2 videocassettes (ca. 150 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Contents: Last of the czars, volume one (100 min.) --
Last of the czars, volume two (50 min.).
Other Titles: Last of the czars, volume one.
Last of the czars, volume two.
Responsibility: series producer/director, Mark Anderson ; a presentation of Discovery Networks in association with Brook Associates Limited.

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The Romanov family ruled Russia for 300 years; an imperial empire that crumbled in 1918 when Lenin-backed revolutionaries toppled Nicholas II in a violent upheaval. Before their world came crashing down, the Romanovs-- Nicholas, Alexandra and their five children--enjoyed a life shrouded in mystery. But with the recent downfall of the Soviet Union, information has come to light, ending generations of speculation. Rare, never-before-seen film footage, actual letters, czarist-era survivor interviews, photos, and other rare items give a finely-detailed look at Russia's most dramatic era.

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