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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Did You Know?
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
About fifteen minutes into the film, as Rasputin races round the corner in his hijacked horse and wagon, a figure in the background looks suspiciously like a member of the public in modern dress. 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.