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Director:
Writers:
William Bast (teleplay)
Baroness Emmuska Orczy (novels)
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Release Date:
9 November 1982 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
During the French Revolution, a mysterious English nobleman known only as The Scarlet Pimpernel (a humble wayside flower)... See more » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
Won Primetime Emmy. Another 2 nominations See more »
NewsDesk:
(23 articles)
User Reviews:
This is one of the best movies ever. See more (75 total) »

Cast

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Directed by
Clive Donner 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
William Bast  teleplay
Baroness Emmuska Orczy  novels "The Scarlet Pimpernel" and "Eldorado" (as Baroness Orczy)

Produced by
David Conroy .... producer
Mark Shelmerdine .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Nick Bicât 
 
Cinematography by
Dennis C. Lewiston (director of photography) (as Denis Lewiston)
 
Film Editing by
Peter Tanner 
 
Casting by
Rose Tobias Shaw 
 
Production Design by
Tony Curtis 
 
Set Decoration by
Carolyn Scott 
 
Costume Design by
Phyllis Dalton 
 
Makeup Department
Christine Beveridge .... key makeup artist
Meinir Brock .... key hair stylist
Martin Samuel .... key hair stylist
 
Production Management
Norman Foster .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Barry Langley .... first assistant director
Zsuzsanna Mills .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Rex Hobbs .... property master
Bill Waldron .... construction manager
 
Sound Department
Joe Gallagher .... asst sound editor
Joe Gallagher .... asst. sound editor
Derek Holding .... dubbing editor
Paul Le Mare .... sound recordist
Gordon K. McCallum .... dubbing mixer (as Gordon McCallum)
Graham V. Hartstone .... sound re-recording mixer (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Cedric James .... focus puller
Alan Martin .... supervising electrician
Peter Sinclair .... camera operator
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Daryl Bristow .... wardrobe master
Joyce Stoneman .... wardrobe mistress
 
Music Department
Tony Britten .... conductor
 
Other crew
William Bast .... executive consultant
Peter Diamond .... action arranger
Eleanor Fazan .... choreographer
Robert Fennell .... location manager
Kelly Howard-Garde .... production assistant
George Marshall .... production accountant
Edgar J. Scherick .... production consultant (as Edgar Scherick)
Doreen Soan .... continuity
 

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Runtime:
142 min
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1.33 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Australia:G (DVD rating) | Australia:PG (cable rating) | Germany:12 | UK:PG | USA:Not Rated

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Trivia:
The dramatic scene performed on stage by Marguerite, and later by Louise, is from 'Phaedra' by Jean Racine (1677).See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: During the ride to the picnic, tracks from mowing equipment can be seen in the neatly cut grass.See more »
Quotes:
Sir Percy:They seek him here. They seek him there. Those Frenchies seek him everywhere. Is he in Heaven? Or is he in Hell? That damned, elusive, pimpernel.See more »
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10 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
This is one of the best movies ever., 27 July 2004
Author: rung_ml03 from Queensland, Australia

The Scarlet Pimpernel is one of the best movies I have ever seen, & I have seen a lot!!!! It shows life in the French Revolution, and what it was truly like, it follows the book, the Scarlet Pimpernel very well, and the actors chosen were perfect for their parts, especially Anthony Andrews, and Sir Ian McKellan. Though it does seem strange seeing "Gandalph" from the Lord of The Rings trilogy, playing the bad guy. I love the ending of this movie, especially the "execution" with the Scarlet Pimpernel's own men, and the sword fight. The scarlet Pimpernel really is "The Master Of disguise". so many different faces, you ca never tell if it really is him, or someone else. i wish there was a sequel to this movie, even though it probably wouldn't be as good.

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