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Nicholas and Alexandra

Author: Franklin J Schaffner; Michael Jayston; Janet Suzman; Horizon Pictures.; Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)
Publisher: [United States] : Columbia TriStar Home Video, [1991], ©1971.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Lavish retelling of the final years of the Russian Tsar and Empress. The film begins in 1904 and shows the stark contrast between the opulent life of the nobility and the poverty of the peasants. Over the years Nicholas cannot satify the needs of the people or prevent Russia's entry into World War I, and the Empress falls under the spell of the evil monk, Rasputin. The film ends with the Russian Revolution and the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Named Person: Nicholas, Emperor of Russia; Alexandra, Empress consort of Nicholas II Emperor of Russia; Alexandra, Empress consort of Nicholas II Emperor of Russia; Nicholas, Emperor of Russia
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Franklin J Schaffner; Michael Jayston; Janet Suzman; Horizon Pictures.; Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0800109848 9780800109844
OCLC Number: 52231641
Notes: Videocassette release of the 1971 motion picture.
Rated PG.
From the book by Robert K. Massie.
Credits: Producer, Sam Spiegel ; director, Franklin Schaffner ; screenplay, James Goldman ; photography, Freddie Young ; music, Richard Rodney Bennett.
Cast: Michael Jayston, Janet Suzman.
Description: 2 videocassettes (172 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Responsibility: Horizon Pictures, Inc.

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Lavish retelling of the final years of the Russian Tsar and Empress. The film begins in 1904 and shows the stark contrast between the opulent life of the nobility and the poverty of the peasants. Over the years Nicholas cannot satify the needs of the people or prevent Russia's entry into World War I, and the Empress falls under the spell of the evil monk, Rasputin. The film ends with the Russian Revolution and the execution of the royal family.

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