Rasputin - Did He Use Hypnosis?

No one could stop Alexei's bleeding, so the family summons Rasputin.  Once again, as though by a miracle, Alexei improves. 

Dr. Botkin is certain that Rasputin has hypnotized Alexei, but the Tsar is now convinced that Rasputin saved his son.  Alexandra goes further, exclaiming that the future of Russia is in Rasputin's hands.

Rasputin publishes the story of his life, carried in Russian papers, and Dr. Botkin becomes greatly concerned about the monk's influence on Alexandra.  He requests round-the-clock surveillance of Rasputin. 

See, also:

Rasputin:  Who Was He?

Rasputin:  Mysterious Healer

Rasputin - Influences Alexandra

Rasputin - Bad Manners

Rasputin - Dismissed and Returned

Rasputin - Warnings

Rasputin - Gives WWI Advice

Rasputin - Conspiracy to Murder

Rasputin - Refuses to Die

Rasputin - Nicholas II Abdicates

Rasputin - Prediction Comes True

Ipatiev House - Scene of Execution

Media Credits

Clip from "Rasputin:  Dark Servant of Destiny" (1996) - award-winning film for television.  Copyright, HBO, all rights reserved.  Clip provided as fair use for educational purposes and to acquaint new viewers with the production.

Uli Edel

Peter Pruce



Tamas Toth (Young Rasputin)
Alan Rickman
Greta Scacchi
Ian McKellen
David Warner
John Wood

Run Time: 104 minutes


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