Identify the film. What did it give rise to?
Ans: The film is Rasputin and the Empress. It gave rise to the All persons fictitious disclaimer.
Answered by Prashanth Madhavan
Movie: Rasputin and the Empress
There was a lawsuit based on this film by Princess Irina Yusupov on MGM, the producers of the film. Based on the lawsuit, all the movies henceforth added the famous disclaimer that is now a standard –
“This motion picture is a work of fiction… All characters portrayed are fictitious, and relation to actual people is coincidental”
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