The Scarlet & the Black

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The Scarlet & the Black ★★½ 1983

A priest clandestinely works within the shield of the Vati can's diplomatic immunity to shelter allied soldiers from the Nazis in occupied Rome. His efforts put him at odds with the Pope and target him for Gestapo assassination. Swashbuckling adventure at its secondbest. Based on the nonfiction book “The Scarlet Pimpernel of the Vatican” by J.P. Gallagher. 145m/C VHS, DVD . Gregory Peck, Christopher Plummer, John Gielgud, Raf Vallone; D: Jerry London; M: Ennio Morricone. TV

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