Ever since the death of his wife, the famous and once highly-respected general Michael Strogoff has fallen steadily into a state of decrepitude. The Tartars have again overrun the empire's ...
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In 19th century Russia, a Tartar rebellion led by Feofar Khan separates Russia from Siberia where the Tsar's brother and his troops are making a last stand. The Tsar entrusts Captain Michel Strogoff to deliver a vital message to them.
Ever since the death of his wife, the famous and once highly-respected general Michael Strogoff has fallen steadily into a state of decrepitude. The Tartars have again overrun the empire's Eastern Siberian territories, and constitute a serious threat. At this point the Tsar asks Strogoff to go and look for Boris, his young nephew and heir, who # even though he managed to escape from the Tartars # has so far not been found. Strogoff agrees to the mission, mainly because he hopes to take revenge on Ogareff, who was originally in the Czar's service but is now on the side of the Tartars. It was Ogareff who murdered Strogoff's wife and unborn child. Ogareff, who is now in the employ of the emir Feofar Khan, wants Boris too, and suspects that Count Krasov is hiding the boy. When he starts pressurizing the Count to tell him the boy's whereabouts, the Count's beautiful daughter Nadia offers to deliver Michael Strogoff, the Czar's emissary, up to him. Although Nadia falls in love with Strogoff... Written by