Rasputin and the Empress

Rasputin and the Empress (original title: Rasputin and the Empress ) is an American film directed by Richard Boleslawski and Charles Brabin (uncredited), released in 1932 .

Technical sheet

  • Title: Rasputin and the Empress
  • Original title: Rasputin and the Empress
  • Director: Richard Boleslawski and Charles Brabin (uncredited)
  • Scenario: Charles MacArthur , Lenore J. Coffee  ( uncredited), Ben Hecht (uncredited), Robert E. Sherwood (uncredited) and Mercedes de Acosta (uncredited)
  • Production: Bernard H. Hyman and Irving Thalberg Executive Producer (uncredited)
  • Production company: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Music: Herbert Stothart
  • Photography: William H. Daniels
  • Editing: Tom Held
  • Artistic direction: Cedric Gibbons and Alexander Toluboff  (en)
  • Costumes: Adrian (dresses)
  • Country of origin: United States
  • Format: black and white – Sound: mono (Western Electric Sound System)
  • Genre: historical drama
  • Duration: 121 minutes
  • Release dates: United States : ( New York ), (national release)


  • John Barrymore : Prince Paul Chegodieff
  • Ethel Barrymore : Empress Alix from Hesse-Darmstadt
  • Lionel Barrymore : Grigori Rasputin
  • Ralph Morgan : Nicholas II of Russia
  • Diana Wynyard : Princess Natasha
  • Tad Alexander : Alexis Nikolayevich of Russia
  • C. Henry Gordon : Grand Duke Igor
  • Edward Arnold : r A. Remezov

And, among the uncredited actors:

  • Henry Kolker : Chief of the Secret Police
  • Sarah Padden : Duna, the owner
  • Gustav von Seyffertitz : Dr. Franz Wolf
  • Jean Del Val

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