Beautiful colorized images of the doomed Romanov family.
The newsreel footage showing the assassination of the Yugoslavian king Alexander in 1934 by Vlado Chernozemski from the Bulgarian VMRO in cooperation with the Croatian Ustasha, executed after VMRO issued a death sentence for the king as a punishment for his atrocities against the Bulgarian population in Macedonia and against the other supressed nationalities in Yugoslavia.
Legendary Dandy, the Duke of Windsor, reads his abdication speech, giving up the throne of England for the Woman He Loves.
A 1930's Pathe newsreel depicting the jubilant crowds flush with their victory following the Spanish Revolution. Also featured is Spain's King Alfonso XIII as he goes into exile.
Excerpts from a National Geographic documentary narrating the history and final days of Tsar Nicholas and the House of Romanov.
s the war in Europe grinds towards an end, George V, King of England, visits the Tank school at Wool, Dorset, in this rare film from Britain's Imperial War Museum.
George V was the first British sovereign belonging to the House of Windsor, which he created from the British branch of the German House of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha. He was King of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth countries as well as the Emperor of India and the first King of the Irish Free State. George reigned through World War I. Video by author, Brian Kavanagh.
A slide show depicting the life of that princess who held the title, Princess of Wales, longer than anyone else in Britain's history. She was the present Queen's Great-Grandmother: the Queen Consort of Edward VII: Queen Alexandra.
A more sombre but still interesting though very short silent film. It's more interesting I think for the fact that King and Kaiser are united in grief, but not for that much longer after that.
A few stunning scenes from the 1971 film, "Nicholas & Alexandra".
This is a slide show made of the best photos of Tsar Nicholas II and the Romanov family.
Nicholas II speaks from the balcony of the Winter Palace to a huge crowd in Palace Square.
Scenes from the coronation of Russia's last Tsar Nicholas II in May 1896; this is one of the oldest filmed moving images in existence, and one of the first examples of a significant news event being filmed to be shown to audiences worldwide.