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Title
The Scarlet Pimpernel
Genres
Action, Adventure, Drama
Actors
Leslie Howard, Merle Oberon, Raymond Massey, Nigel Bruce, Bramwell Fletcher, Anthony Bushell, Joan Gardner, Brember Wills
Tagline
Match courage with courage... meet cunning with cunning!
Country
 United Kingdom
Director
Harold Young
Producer
Alexander Korda
Runtime
1 h 37 min
Release Date
23 December 1934
Overview
Leslie Howard plays Sir Percy Blakeney, an 18th century English aristocrat who 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. Based on the novel by Baroness Orczy.