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.
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Hammer Films released this movie with the disclaimer "This is an entertainment, not a documentary. No attempt has been made at historical accuracy... all the characters and incidents may be regarded as fictitious." This precaution was taken because MGM had been sued in 1933 by Princess Irina Romanoff Yusupov, who claimed that an earlier film about Rasputin had libeled her by erroneously portraying her as his mistress. See more
When seen from the exterior, the front door of the Cafe Tzigane is different from that seen in the interior shots. 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.