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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.
The two leads (Jayston, Suzman) and Timothy West, all appear in both the first and final scenes of the movie.
Port Arthur has been under siege for four months. It has cost us 40,000 dead. If it - A student stopped me in the street the other day, "Excuse me, sir. But, why are we at war?" "Because, my boy, we want Korea; but, the Japanese will insist on ...
In the final scene of the film, just before she is shot, Alexandra crosses herself from left to right in the Roman Catholic fashion rather than from right to left, the Russian Orthodox way, that she did correctly in all other scenes in which she made the Sign of the Cross.
"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.
The present DVD issue is slightly longer than the original VHS versions and includes several scenes not featured in the earlier versions e.g. a Russian general committing suicide and more scenes of the royal family in captivity.
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