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Czar Nicholas II, his son Alexei , and Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich...HD Stock Footage

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Link to order this clip: http://www.criticalpast.com/video/65675025896_Czar-and-King_Czar-Nicholas-II_King-George-V_group-of-priests Historic Stock Footage Archival and Vintage Video Clips in HD. Czar Nicholas II, his son Alexei , and Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich at military review in Petrograd in World War I. Tsar Nicholas II is seen with Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich (the tall officer in his retinue) during a military review at the beginning of World War 1. Along with senior Russian officers, they review troops in formation at a parade ground near St. Petersburg (Petrograd) Russia. After reviewing the formation, they walk past a low platform in the center of the field, where Russian Orthodox Metropolitan Vladimir Bogoyavlensky of Petrograd (St. Petersburg) stands with several priests. With their hats removed, The Tsar and his party review a military unit in formation, whose members also have their their hats removed. The Tsar and party approach the Bishop and stop to cross themselves. The Bishop responds with a slight bow to the Tsar. Scene changes to members of the French military mission to Russia standing at the edge of the parade grounds. Next, the Tsar and his party walk to take up a position from which to review Russian troops on parade. Alexei Nikolaevich, Tsarevich of Russia, in uniform, walks with his father. As troops pass in review, young Alexei is seen at left of the screen standing at attention. Scene shifts to another part of the grounds, where camera pans across the Tsar and party to military representatives from other nations. Location: Petrograd Russia. Date: 1914. Visit us at www.CriticalPast.com: 57,000+ broadcast-quality historic clips for immediate download. Fully digitized and searchable, the CriticalPast collection is one of the largest archival footage collections in the world. All clips are licensed royalty-free, worldwide, in perpetuity. CriticalPast offers immediate downloads of full-resolution HD and SD masters and full-resolution time-coded screeners, 24 hours a day, to serve the needs of broadcast news, TV, film, and publishing professionals worldwide. Still photo images extracted from the vintage footage are also available for immediate download. CriticalPast is your source for imagery of worldwide events, people, and B-roll spanning the 20th century.