The title of the film in French is "Du Tsar A'lenine". Titles in French: "Commentaire de Victor MARGUERITTE. Musique de K. Konstantinoff". French text is played off-screen. The film was completely created on the basis of newsreels stored in RGAKFD. Stay of the royal family in Livadia; review by Nicholas II and Tsarevich Alexei of the Tsar's convoy, spring review of troops in Tsarskoye Selo. Visit of Nicholas II with his daughter to the Museum of Emperor Alexander III on the day of its opening. Solemn processions in the Kremlin of members of the royal family, courtiers on the occasion of the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Borodino (1912), the 300th anniversary of the House of Romanov (1913). Filming from the private life of members of the royal family: photographing, swimming, playing in nature, horseback hunting with greyhounds. Fighting on the fronts of the 1st World War. Nicholas II's trips to the front. Nicholas II, General N. N. Yanushkevich, Grand Duke Nikolai Nikolaevich (senior) with staff officers. February bourgeois revolution in Russia. Mass demonstrations, rallies in Petrograd in support of the Constituent Assembly, for a free Russia. Parade of soldiers of the Volyn regiment, the first to go over to the side of the revolution. The soldiers are jubilant, throwing their hats up in connection with the abdication of Nicholas II and Mikhail Alexandrovich. Political prisoners are released from prison. Powerful demonstration in Petrograd in connection with the funeral of the victims of the February Revolution on the Field of Mars (March 1917). Streets of Petrograd in October 1917. Trucks with armed soldiers and sailors are passing by. Soldiers of the armored division in the courtyard of Smolny. Red Guards and soldiers on the steps of Smolny. Representatives of the German military command on the platform of the railway station are meeting the Russian delegation that has arrived for negotiations in the city of Brest-Litovsk. Newsreel of the Civil War and foreign military intervention in Russia. Fighting on the fronts of the Civil War. Landing at the Vladivostok seaport of American, British, French, Japanese invaders. Leonid Trotsky's speeches before the soldiers. Filming of V.I.Lenin in 1918-1921 on Red Square, on the territory of the Kremlin, in the office in the Kremlin, during speeches on Uritsky Square (Palace Square) before the start of the 2nd Congress of the Comintern, at a meeting of the 3rd Congress of the Comintern ... Selected photographs by A. F. Kerensky, M. I. Kalinin, N. I. Bukharin, S. S. Kamenev, P. E. Dybenko, K. Radek and others. F.E.Dzerzhinsky in the guard of honor at the coffin with the body of V.I.Lenin (1924).