Nicholas and Alexandra: the Bolshevik Victory, 1917

United States, 1976

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Episode number 5 of Series “Western Civilization”.
Covers the October Revolution and shows the radicalisation, counter revolution and civil war. Explains that Lenin returned to Russia, promising peace and a new socialist order. Shows how Kerensky became powerless and ends with the Czar’s execution. Uses excerpts from the film “Nicholas and Alexandra (1971) starring Michael Jayston, Janet Suzman, Jack Hawkins, Ian Holm to tell the story of the Bolshevik victory.

Credits

production company

Learning Corporation of America

producer

Sam Spiegel

Duration

00:26:17:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1976

Appears in

Western Civilization

Group of items

Western Civilization

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

325172

Language

English

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 - Soviet Union

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

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Revolutions

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Socialism - Soviet Union

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

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

History → Bolsheviks - Soviet Union - History

History → History

History → Lenin, Vladimir Il'ich, 1870-1924

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 → Lenin, Vladimir Il'ich, 1870-1924

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

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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