Nicholas and Alexandra: prelude to revolution, 1904-1905

United States, 1976

Film
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Episode number 3 of Series “Western Civilization”.
Focuses on the years 1904-1905. Shows some of the causes of the Russian revolution that were visible more than a decade before Lenin arrived at the Finland station. Reveals the extreme contrasts of Russia, the role of the Czar, the workers, the revolutionaries and the peasants. Uses excerpts from the film “Nicholas and Alexandra (1971) starring Michael Jayston, Janet Suzman, Laurence Olivier.

Credits

director

Franklin J. Schaffner

producer

Sam Spiegel

production company

Learning Corporation of America

Language

English

Duration

00:29:38:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

37794

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Excerpts

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Revolutions

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Communism and social sciences

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Revolutions

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

History → Alexandra, consort of Nicholas II, Emperor of Russia, 1872-1918

History → History

History → Monarchy, Russian

History → Nicholas II, Emperor of Russia, 1868-1918

History → Revolutions

History → Russia - History

History → Soviet Union - History - Revolution, 1917-1921

People → Alexandra, consort of Nicholas II, Emperor of Russia, 1872-1918

People → Nicholas II, Emperor of Russia, 1868-1918

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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