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Tsar to Lenin (PG*)

+ Introduction by Barbara Slaughter

Photo of Lenin

A rare chance to see Herman Axelbank’s remarkable documentary record of the Russian Revolution. 

Made in 1936, the film begins with archive footage of the Tsar and his family on vacation, and moves through to protests, demonstrations and the Bolshevik revolution itself. Narrated by the American writer, poet and political activist Max Eastman

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US 1936 Dir Herman Axelbank 70 min


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