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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:
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One of the greatest 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:
Continuity: During the chase after he rescues the dauphin, Percy reacts as if he's shot, but his clothing shows no sign of damage from the bullet. Also, flintlock pistols had a very short effective range. If a soldier had really hit him, Percy couldn't have been so far ahead that the soldiers didn't see where he went after the wagon tipped over.See more »
Quotes:
Chauvelin:Oh, the English, and their STUPID sense of fair play!See more »
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12 out of 15 people found the following review useful.
One of the greatest movies ever!, 13 March 2000
Author: smallfryb from Utah

I absolutely loved this movie! The first time I saw it I was totally on the edge of my seat. It's not a movie where you can predict what happens next. Anthony Andrews, Jane Seymour, and Ian McKlellan are wonderful! I would recommend The Scarlet Pimpernel to anyone and everyone. It has suspense, romance, adventure, it's absolutely incredible! I could watch it everyday and never get sick of it!

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