Rasputin, the Mad Monk

Rasputin, the Mad Monk

Christopher Lee
Director: Don Sharp Cast: Christopher Lee
Christopher Lee
, Barbara Shelley
Barbara Shelley
, Richard Pasco
Richard Pasco
Don Sharp

Blu-ray (Wide Screen)

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Overview

The life story of the legendary Russian mystic Grigori Rasputin gets the highly fictionalized Hammer Films treatment with this liberal mix of horror and history that presents the mysterious sage as a demonic, otherworldly creature. Christopher Lee stars as the titular monk, who gains entrée to the world of the tsar by casting a hypnotic spell on two courtiers, Dr. Zargo (Richard Pasco) and the beautiful Sonia (Barbara Shelley). Becoming a trusted aide and confidant of the tsarina (Renee Ashershon), Rasputin threatens the national power structure. After Sonia kills herself, Zargo resolves to kill the interloper, but stabbing, poisoning, and even bullets don't seem to be able to kill the diabolical Rasputin.

Product Details

Release Date: 02/18/2020
UPC: 0826663207255
Original Release: 1966
Rating: NR
Source: Shout Factory
Region Code: A
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [DTS 5.1-Channel Surround Sound]
Time: 1:32:00
Sales rank: 13,859

Special Features

1080p High Definition; SDH subtitles

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Christopher Lee Rasputin
Barbara Shelley Sonia
Richard Pasco Dr. Zargo
Francis Matthews Ivan
Suzanne Farmer Vanessa
Nicholas Pennell Peter
Dinsdale Landen Actor
Derek Francis Innkeeper
Alan Tilvern Patron
Joss Ackland The Bishop
Renée Ashershon Csarina
Robert Duncan Csarvitch
John Bailey Court Physician
John Welsh The Abbott

Technical Credits
Don Sharp Director
Roy Ashton Makeup
Don Banks Score Composer
John Elder Screenwriter
Anthony Hinds Screenwriter
Roy Hyde Editor
Anthony Nelson Keys Producer
Don Mingaye Art Director
Michael Reed Cinematographer
Bernard Robinson Production Designer

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