The Scarlet Pimpernel

The Scarlet Pimpernel

97 mins | Drama, Adventure | Dec. 20, 1934

18th century English aristocrat Sir Percy Blakeney leads a double life. He appears to be merely the effete aristocrat, but in reality is part of an underground effort to free French nobles from Robespierre's Reign of Terror.

The Scarlet Pimpernel

97 mins | Drama, Adventure | Dec. 20, 1934

The Scarlet Pimpernel
18th century English aristocrat Sir Percy Blakeney leads a double life. He appears to be merely the effete aristocrat, but in reality is part of an underground effort to free French nobles from Robespierre's Reign of Terror.
IMDb rating 7.4
Producers London Film Productions
Original title The Scarlet Pimpernel
Directors Harold Young, Geoffrey Boothby
Writers Robert E. Sherwood, S. N. Behrman, Lajos BirĂ³, Arthur Wimperis, Baroness Emmuska Orczy

Cast

Leslie Howard

as Sir Percy Blakeney / The Scarlet Pimpernel

Merle Oberon

as Lady Blakeney

Raymond Massey

as Chauvelin

Nigel Bruce

as The Prince of Wales

Bramwell Fletcher

as The Priest

Anthony Bushell

as Sir Andrew Ffoulkes

Joan Gardner

as Suzanne de Tournay

Walter Rilla

as Armand St. Just

Mabel Terry-Lewis

as Countess de Tournay

O.B. Clarence

as Count de Tournay

Ernest Milton

as Robespierre

Edmund Breon

as Col. Winterbottom

Melville Cooper

as Romney

Gibb McLaughlin

as The Barber

Morland Graham

as Treadle / Treadle the tailor

Brember Wills

as Doman (uncredited)

Hindle Edgar

as Lord Wilmot

William Freshman

as Lord Hastings

A. Bromley Davenport

as French innkeeper (Brogard)

Allan Jeayes

as Lord Grenville

John Turnbull

as Jellyband

Gertrude Musgrove

as Sally - Jellyband's Daughter