The palaces and residences at Tsarskoye Selo (the Catherine and Alexander Palaces); and Yalta (Livadia Palace), were among the most important residences of a succession of Russia's sovereigns and their August families.
This series of four documentaries explores the residences most favoured by four of the last five emperors: Alexander I, Nicholas I, Alexander II, and Alexander III. They were produced in 2008 by T.L. Tour and directed by Andrei Semak.
Each film explores the history of each palace, the further developments made to the Imperial residences that each of the reigning Russian monarch made to it.
Each film runs about 26 minutes with narration in Russian only.
No.1 - Alexander I at Tsarskoye Selo
No. 2 - Alexander II at Livadia
No. 3 - Alexander III in the Crimea
No. 4 - Nicholas I in the Crimea
© Paul Gilbert @ Royal Russia. 28 January, 2013