Nikolay Nikolaevich (1992)

Documentary №59937, 3 parts, duration: 0:29:53, black-white
Production: St. Petersburg Documentary Film Studio
Director:S. Saradzhev
Screenwriters:V. Belyakov
Camera operators:V. Mihaljchenko, A. Grachev, Yu. Lebedev, L. Krasnova
Sound mixer:L. Lerner
Music designer:A. Frolov
Other authors:A. Petrov, E. Andreeva

Annotation:

The film tells about the fate of Nikolai Nikolaevich Romanov, the Grand Duke, commander-in-chief of the Russian army during the First World War. The film attempts to convey to the viewer today the character traits and psychology of the Russian military commander of an era now far from us - glorious and at the same time tragic.

Reel №1

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The disk of the sun behind the clouds.

Newsreel: Grand Duke Nikolai Nikolaevich leaves the building in Tiflis in September 1915, gets into the saddle.

The new governor of the Caucasus, Grand Duke Nikolai Nikolaevich, rides at the head of his convoy.

Nikolai Nikolaevich at the head of the convoy rides through the streets of Tiflis.

The former commander-in-chief of the Russian army, Grand Duke Nikolai Nikolaevich, says goodbye to the officers of the headquarters staff before leaving.

Photo portrait of Nikolai Nikolaevich as a child.

Portrait of his father - Grand Duke Nikolai Nikolaevich the Elder.

Photos of Grand Duke Nikolai Nikolaevich during his studies at the Nikolaev Academy of the General Staff and at the beginning of his military career.

Photo of Nikolai Nikolaevich during the Russian-Turkish War of 1877-1878.

Photos of maneuvers and parades of the Life Guards of the Hussar Regiment, where the Grand Duke served.

Newsreel of 1912-1914: units of the Life Guards of the Hussar Regiment and regiments of the Guards cavalry during the parade in Tsarskoye Selo.

Demonstration performances of the ranks of one of the Ulan Guards regiments.

Training in blade combat in equestrian formation, in protective armor.

The parade of Russian Guard units in Tsarskoye Selo in 1912-1914.

Photo of Nicholas II and Grand Duke Nikolai Nikolaevich riding during one of the parades.

Photo of Nikolai Nikolaevich riding in the saddle.

Newsreel of 1912-1914: one of the regiments of the Guards cavalry takes place in the parade horse formation in front of the Tsarskoye Selo Palace.

Officers of His Majesty's Retinue and guards regiments in front of the entrance to the Tsarskoye Selo Palace.

Officers on horseback drive down the street of Tsarskoye Selo.

The ranks of His Majesty's Retinue and members of the Imperial Family during the ceremonial exit in the Moscow Kremlin in 1912, Nikolai Nikolaevich and his wife pass.

Portrait of the wife of the Grand Duke - Montenegrin Princess Anastasia.

Portrait of Nikolai Nikolaevich in full dress uniform.

The sun is behind the clouds.

Newsreel of 1913-1914: Russian infantry accumulates in positions before an attack during summer maneuvers in Krasnoye Selo.

Grand Duke Nikolai Nikolaevich directs the exercises.

The infantry is firing, the soldiers are running forward in chains.

Nikolai Nikolaevich is walking along the road to the car.

The Grand Duke gets into the car after the end of the next stage of the exercises, the column of cars begins to move.

Nicholas II and Grand Duke Nikolai Nikolaevich, accompanied by officers, climb the hill "Tsarsky Valik" to observe the demonstration performances and the parade of troops.

Soldiers without weapons overcome the obstacle course.

Nicholas II and his entourage watch the competition from the hill.

The race of the lower ranks for a short distance.

Troops lined up for the final parade in Krasnoye Selo (panorama, from above).

Modern view of the field for parades in Krasnoye Selo.

Panorama of the field, observation post on the "Royal roller".

Artillery unit of the Russian Army during the exercises.

Panorama of the field, view of the "Royal roller" with an observation post.

Types of streets and historical buildings of St.

Petersburg.

View of the mansion of Nikolai Nikolaevich on the St.

Petersburg side.

Carved decorations of the mansion windows, the entrance to the mansion.

Personnel:

Nikolaj II (Romanov Nikolaj Aleksandrovich) -- the Russian emperor Romanov Nikolaj Nikolaevich -- military, statesman and politician, Grand Duke

Calendar: 1912-1914 1992

Locations: St. Petersburg [814] Leningrad region [785] Tbilisi [859]

Seasons: Summer [824]

Reel №2

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View of part of the main staircase and railing decorations in the mansion of Grand Duke Nikolai Nikolaevich, chandelier under the ceiling.

Shiny parquet.

Chandelier under the ceiling of the rotunda.

Portrait of Nikolai Nikolaevich's wife Anastasia Chernogorskaya.

Lowered curtains on the windows (panorama).

Portrait of Empress Alexandra Feodorovna with a one-year-old heir in her arms.

Circular panorama of the ceiling in the mansion, portrait of Nicholas II in the uniform of a naval officer (combined shooting).

Portrait of Nikolai Nikolaevich.

Interiors of the Grand Duke's mansion.

Views of St.

Petersburg.

The sun is behind the clouds.

Newsreel of 1913: a solemn procession enters the Manezhnaya Square of St.

Petersburg during the ceremony of laying the monument to Grand Duke Nikolai Nikolaevich Sr. on February 19, 1913, the procession is led by Nicholas II and Nikolai Nikolaevich Jr.

Photos of the monument.

Photo of Nikolai Nikolaevich during the opening ceremony of the monument on January 12, 1914.

Newsreel of 1912: performances of Cossacks in dressage and riding in Krasnoye Selo.

Grand Duke Nikolai Nikolaevich and French General Joffre observe the course of the maneuvers.

Emperor Nicholas II, Nikolai Nikolaevich with officers at a horse-drawn carriage in Krasnoye Selo.

The patriotic demonstration goes out through the arch of the General Staff to the Palace Square in August 1914 after the announcement of the Manifesto declaring war on Germany.

Nicholas II asks questions to the soldier at the carriage before sending the military unit to the front.

Nicholas II says goodbye to the officers leaving for the front.

Units of one of the infantry regiments pass along the train in a parade formation in front of the emperor.

Commander-in-Chief Grand Duke Nikolai Nikolaevich during his stay at the Headquarters.

The sun is behind the clouds, alternating with newsreel shots (combined shooting).

Nikolai Nikolaevich congratulates the soldiers and non-commissioned officers of the Stavka during Easter 1915, kisses everyone three times.

Unloading of the wounded from the ambulance.

Wounded and sisters of mercy on the steps of the hospital.

Retreating units of the Russian army.

Arrival of Nikolai Nikolaevich at the Headquarters in Baranovichi, Mogilev province, the Grand Duke gets out of the car, greets the officers.

Nikolai Nikolaevich gives orders to the officers at the entrance to the headquarters building.

Presentation of bread and salt to Nikolai Nikolaevich, the Grand Duke talks with the soldiers.

Nikolai Nikolaevich during one of his visits to the Headquarters.

Nicholas II and the Grand Duke get out of the car, the officers greet the emperor and their commander-in-chief.

Departure of Nicholas II from Stavka, Nikolai Nikolaevich accompanies him at the car in the spring of 1915.

A convoy of cars is leaving Stavka.

Captured Austrian guns on the side of the road after the end of the Galician Battle.

Cars are passing on the road.

Nicholas II, Grand Duke Nikolai Nikolaevich and their accompanying officers inspect the captured and destroyed Austrian fortifications.

Panorama of a part of the Austrian defensive line with reinforced concrete pillboxes captured by the Russian army.

Personnel:

Nikolaj II (Romanov Nikolaj Aleksandrovich) -- the Russian emperor Romanov Nikolaj Nikolaevich -- military, statesman and politician, Grand Duke Zhoffr Zhozef Zhak -- French military commander, military leader

Calendar: 1912 19.02.1913 08.1914 1915 1992

Locations: St. Petersburg [814] Leningrad region [785] Belarus [2]

Seasons: Spring [825] Summer [824]

Reel №3

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Newsreel of 1915: a column of cars enters Lviv occupied by Russian troops in the spring of 1915.

A cavalry regiment is passing through the streets of Lviv, a panorama of one of the city squares, people on the square and adjacent streets.

Nicholas II and Grand Duke Nikolai Nikolaevich leave the building and get into the car.

A soldier is observing from a trench during an artillery attack.

View of the Neva River in St.

Petersburg, panorama of the water surface.

Newsreel of 1915: a military brass band plays during the arrival of Nikolai Nikolaevich in Tiflis after his appointment as governor of the Caucasus in August 1915.

The orchestra is moving off.

Nikolai Nikolaevich comes out of the palace, gets into the saddle.

Nikolai Nikolaevich, at the head of his retinue and convoy, rides through the streets of Tiflis.

Nikolai Nikolaevich conducts a review of the troops.

A convoy of military trucks drives past the Grand Duke's car.

Panorama of one of the Turkish fortresses captured by the Russian army and the adjacent city during the campaign of 1916.

Clouds cover the sun.

Grand Duke Nikolai Nikolaevich and his entourage at an observation post on the Caucasian front in 1916.

Nikolai Nikolaevich takes a parade of cavalry units of the Caucasian Front.

A group of officers and generals at an observation post.

The carriages of the imperial train pass by, the officers standing on the platform salute.

Nikolai Nikolaevich gets into the saddle at the entrance to the palace in Tiflis.

A unit of one of the Grenadier regiments during the exercises.

The sun is behind the clouds.

Photos of Grand Duke Nikolai Nikolaevich in exile in France.

Photos of Nikolai Nikolaevich in the coffin and the guard of honor at the coffin.

Photos of the funeral of Nikolai Nikolaevich.

Photo of Grand Duke Nikolai Nikolaevich in a casual uniform.

Personnel:

Nikolaj II (Romanov Nikolaj Aleksandrovich) -- the Russian emperor Romanov Nikolaj Nikolaevich -- military, statesman and politician, Grand Duke

Calendar: 1915 1916 1992

Locations: St. Petersburg [814] Tbilisi [859] Lviv [924]

Seasons: Spring [825] Summer [824]

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