The movie chronicles the events of history's "man of mystery," Rasputin. Although not quite historically accurate and little emphasis is put on the politics of the day, Rasputin's rise to power and eventual assassination are depicted in an attempt to explain his extraordinary power and influence. Written by
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Now the Astounding Truth About ... "Rasputin: The Mad Monk"
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As a young boy, Christopher Lee actually met the assassins of Rasputin (Prince Yusupoff and Dmitri Pavlovich) before playing Rasputin in the film. He also met Rasputin's daughter, Maria in 1976. She told the actor that Lee had her father's "expression." See more
Ivan has a bloody lip at the end of the film, with no explanation as to its cause. In fact, the injury was the result of an extended fight sequence, which they spent several days filming, but which was eventually cut from the finished film. See more
No point in me staying here any longer. Keep her warm. If she recovers consciousness, give her a little brandy.
And if she doesn't, doctor?
Send for the priest.
Nothing more I can do.
Version of Rasputin and the Empress