Thursday, February 25, 2016

(The) Scarlet Pimpernel (1934) Adventure Drama, Starring Leslie Howard, Merle Oberon and Raymond Massey

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  1. The Scarlet Pimpernel is a 1934 British adventure film directed by Harold Young and starring Leslie Howard, Merle Oberon, and Raymond Massey
    The Scarlet Pimpernel is a 1934 British adventure film directed by Harold Young and starring Leslie Howard, Merle Oberon, and Raymond Massey. Based on the classic adventure novel The Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy, the film is about an eighteenth-century English aristocrat who leads a double life, appearing as an effete aristocrat while engaged in an underground effort to free French nobles from Robespierre's Reign of Terror. The film was produced by Alexander Korda.

    Cast

    Leslie Howard as Sir Percy Blakeney/The Scarlet Pimpernel
    Merle Oberon as Lady Blakeney, née Marguerite St. Just
    Raymond Massey as Citizen Chauvelin
    Nigel Bruce as The Prince of Wales
    Bramwell Fletcher as The Priest
    Walter Rilla as Armand St. Just
    Anthony Bushell as Sir Andrew Ffoulkes
    O. B. Clarence as Count de Tournay
    Mabel Terry-Lewis as Countess de Tournay
    Ernest Milton as Robespierre
    Robert Rietti as an Aristocrat Boy
    Philip Strange as Member of the League

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