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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.
Jack Hawkins' character speaks the first line, and it's dubbed by an uncredited actor.
What's the day like?
Tsar Nicholas II: I don't know now.
Tsarina Alexandra: It doesn't matter. It goes on and on. I don't know anymore. What can God have in mind for us?
Glinka's opera "Ruslan and Lyudmila" is played at the Kiev Opera House, where Stolypin is assassinated. But historically the correct program is Rimsky-Korsakov's "The Tale of Tsar Saltan."
"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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