Rasputin, the Mad Monk

Rasputin, the Mad Monk

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

DVD (Wide Screen / Dolby 5.1 / Mono)

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Hammer's take on the tale of Rasputin comes to DVD with an anamorphic widescreen transfer that preserves the original theatrical aspect ratio. English and French soundtracks are rendered in Dolby Digital Mono. There are neither subtitles nor closed-captions on this release. Supplemental materials include commentary by actors Christopher Lee, Barbara Shelley, Francis Matthews, and Suzan Farmer. A theatrical trailer is included, as are TV spots advertising this film and The Reptile. Rounding out the disc is an episode from the World of Hammer television series entitled "Christopher Lee." This is a superb DVD for Christopher Lee fans, as well as for anyone with an interest in Hammer Studios.

Product Details

Release Date: 11/02/1999
UPC: 0013131068191
Original Release: 1966
Rating: NR
Source: Starz / Anchor Bay
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [Dolby Digital, monaural]
Time: 1:32:00

Special Features

Widescreen presentation [2.10:1] enhanced for 16x9 TVs; Audio commentary with actors Christopher Lee, Barbara Shelley, Francis Matthews and Suzan Farmer; Theatrical trailer; :20 &:60 combo TV spots with "The Reptile"; Exclusive "World of Hammer" episode entitled Christiopher Lee; Languages: English and Français

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Christopher Lee Rasputin
Barbara Shelley Sonia
Richard Pasco Dr. Zargo
Francis Matthews Ivan
Suzanne Farmer Vanessa
Renée Ashershon Csarina
Nicholas Pennell Peter
Derek Francis Innkeeper
Alan Tilvern Patron
Joss Ackland The Bishop
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

Scene Index

Chapter Selections.
0. Chapter Selections.
1. Start Program/Main Titles. [1:35]
2. The Landlord's Wife. [2:05]
3. Rasputin Heals. [3:32]
4. The Celebration. [2:54]
5. A Brawl In The Hay. [3:51]
6. "With these!" [2:34]
7. Carriage Ride. [1:40]
8. The Drink Challenge. [2:23]
9. From The Ball To The Bar. [2:45]
10. Rasputin Dances. [5:28]
11. Rasaputin Beckons. [2:21]
12. Little Sonia. [4:21]
13. "Look into my eyes." [4:24]
14. Fall Of The Royal Child. [4:34]
15. Rasputin Is Summoned. [4:51]
16. "Slut!" [3:49]
17. The Tsarina, Enamored. [8:26]
18. "I'll kill you, devil!" [1:13]
19. Dr. Zargo Confesses. [4:37]
20. Mutilated Peter. [4:12]
21. The Conspirators. [4:46]
22. The Assassination. [4:52]
23. "He won't die!" [7:15]

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