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The Scarlet Pimpernel(1935)

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Brief Synopsis

A British aristocrat's effete facade masks a swashbuckling hero rescuing victims of the French revolution.

Cast & Crew

Harold Young Director
Leslie Howard Sir Percy Blakeney [also known as the Scarlet Pimpernel]
Merle Oberon Lady [Marguerite] Blakeney [formerly Marguerite St. Just]
Raymond Massey Chauvelin
Nigel Bruce The Prince of Wales [H.R.H. the Prince Regent]
Bramwell Fletcher The Priest
Anthony Bushell Sir Andrew ffoulkes
Joan Gardner Suzanne de Tournay [daughter of the Comte]
Walter Rilla Armand St. Just [brother of Lady Blakeney]
Mabel Terry-Lewis Countess de Tournay
O. B. Clarence Count de Tournay
Ernest Milton Robespierre
Edmund Breon Colonel Winterbottom

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  not available
Release Date:  1935 Production Date:  An Alexander Korda Production
none available
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  United Artists Corp.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Noiseless Recording) Production Co:  London Film Productions, Ltd.
Duration(mins):  95 Country:  Great Britain and United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  11    

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  • scarlet pimpernel

    kevin sellers 2018-06-26

    Evil poor folks versus noble aristocrats; this is truly a film for the Ayn Rand set. That it is also incredibly dull only goes to prove the point. MORE>

  • For Whom The Pimpernel Tolls

    H.A.C. 2018-06-12

    It was good to see the leveling process for liberty, equality, & fraternity portrayed in its true light. Since then there is never a scarlet pimpernel... MORE>

  • This Adventure Classic on Criterion Collection DVD

    Jeffrey Kenison 2016-03-12

    I would love have this Alexander Korda classic on Criterion Collection DVD. I like Leslie Howard, Merle Oberon, Raymond Massey, and Nigel Bruce. MORE>