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Tsar Nicholas II, the inept monarch of Russia, insensitive to the needs of his people, is overthrown and exiled to Siberia with his family.
Marlon Brando was considered for the role of Rasputin.
I should have had a chance. The right to live my own life. Make my own decisions. I could have tried to help Russia. My mother and my sisters and, perhaps, even you. I could have been a Romanov. A Tsar!
As Nicholas signs his abdication papers it says "March 15" as he says "The Ides of March". apparently, Russia was still using the Alexander calendar (which is 13 days behind the Gregorian one) at this time, so it should read "March 2", as it read on the actual papers.
"By courtesy of the National Theatre of G.B." is written underneath Tom Baker and Laurence Olivier's names in the end credits. "By courtesy of the Royal Shakespeare Company" is written underneath Janet Suzman's name.
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