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THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL


Title of the Film THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL
Alternative Titles  
English Titles  
Year of Release 1934
Country of Origin UK
Language(s) English
Run Time (in minutes) 98
Length (in meters)  
Colour b/w
Genre  
Based on/Source Novel by Baroness Orczy
Production Companies London Film Productions
Producer(s) Alexander Korda
Director Harold Young
Cast Leslie Howard, Merle Oberon, Raymond Massey, Nigel Bruce, Walter Rilla
Literature Film Weekly, 12 October 1934
Times, 21 December 1934
Observer, 23 December 1934 (C. A. Lejeune)
Kinematograph Weekly, 27 December 1934
Jewish Chronicle, 28 December 1934
Cinema Quarterly, Winter 1935
Punch, 9 January 1935
Picturegoer Weekly, 12 January 1935
Monthly Film Bulletin, January 1935
Die Kritik (Prague), February 1935
London Mercury, February 1935
New York Times, 8 February 1935
Picturegoer Weekly, 21 September 1935
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Special notes Screenplay: S. N. Behrman, Lajos Biro, Robert Sherwood, Arthur Wimperis
Art director: Vincent Korda
"He [Alexander Korda] is one of the very few producers who do things that merit reference. THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL not only merits reference, but a considerable amount of national pride." (C. A. Lejeune)




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