Posts Tagged: Felix Yusupov

Ta-ra Rasputin

100 years since feckless, frocked-up Felix Yusupov helped eliminate the man who held Russia’s imperial family under his spell

Ta-ra Rasputin

100 years since feckless, frocked-up Felix Yusupov helped eliminate the man who held Russia’s imperial family under his spell

Sashay shantay épée

The point of honour which prompted the duel was a dispute over Cuevas’s staging of one of Lifar’s ballets. Why a piece of overblown shop-talk should demand satisfaction is unclear, but there was a theatrical element to the entire episode.

Sashay shantay épée

The point of honour which prompted the duel was a dispute over Cuevas’s staging of one of Lifar’s ballets. Why a piece of overblown shop-talk should demand satisfaction is unclear, but there was a theatrical element to the entire episode.

Last splendour

Felix Yusupov, you may recall, was the fabulously wealthy cross-dressing Russian prince involved in the plot to kill Rasputin. This interview records – to the best of my knowledge – the only time he ever spoke on film.

Last splendour

Felix Yusupov, you may recall, was the fabulously wealthy cross-dressing Russian prince involved in the plot to kill Rasputin. This interview records – to the best of my knowledge – the only time he ever spoke on film.

Dress-down Friday: Felix Yusupov

Felix Yusupov was a Russian prince from a stupendously wealthy family, best remembered for his role in the 1916 assassination of Rasputin.

Dress-down Friday: Felix Yusupov

Felix Yusupov was a Russian prince from a stupendously wealthy family, best remembered for his role in the 1916 assassination of Rasputin.