Sir Percy Blakeney, Bart., is a notorious fop and hedonistic member of the Prince Regent's court, but he is secretly "the Scarlet Pimpernel", a mysterious figure who rescues innocents from ... See full summary »

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Marius Goring ...
 Sir Percy Blakeney (18 episodes, 1956)
Stanley Van Beers ...
 Chauvelin (17 episodes, 1956)
Anthony Newlands ...
 Lord Richard Hastings (15 episodes, 1956)
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 Sir Andrew Ffoulkes (15 episodes, 1956)
Alexander Gauge ...
 Prince of Wales / ... (11 episodes, 1956)
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 Countess La Valliere / ... (7 episodes, 1956)
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Sir Percy Blakeney, Bart., is a notorious fop and hedonistic member of the Prince Regent's court, but he is secretly "the Scarlet Pimpernel", a mysterious figure who rescues innocents from the Reign of Terror taking place in France and transports them to safety in England. Based on the classic adventure novels by Baroness Orczy, this series was one of the earliest costume dramas produced for television. Written by Marg Baskin <marg@asd.raytheon.ca>

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Adventure | Family

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20 September 1955 (UK)  »

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Den röda nejlikan  »

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(18 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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Lucie Mannheim, who plays Countess La Valliere, Chauvelin's spy at the British court, is the wife of Marius Goring, star of the series. See more »

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Version of 'Pimpernel' Smith (1941) See more »

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