Rasputin The Mad Monk

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Rasputin The Mad Monk (1966, UK) is a Horror film directed by Don Sharp.

Rasputin the Mad Monk

Main Details

  • Released in 1966
  • Color
  • Running Time: 91 Min.
  • Production Co: Hammer Film Productions | Seven Arts Productions
  • Distribution Co: Warner-Pathé Distributors (1966) (UK) (theatrical) | Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation (1966) (USA) (theatrical)
  • Directed by Don Sharp
  • Written by Anthony Hinds
  • Starring Christopher Lee, Barbara Shelley, Richard Pasco
  • Produced by Anthony Nelson Keys
  • Original Music by Don Banks
  • Cinematography by Michael Reed
  • Film Editing by Roy Hyde

Plot Summary

  • Thrown out of his monastery for licentious and drunken behaviour, Rasputin travels to St Petersburg to try his luck. Through a dalliance with one of the czarina's ladies in waiting he soon gains influence at court with his powers of healing and of hypnotism. But he also makes enemies who wish to see him dead.


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Also known as

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