The Scarlet Pimpernel 1999

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The Scarlet Pimpernel ★★½ 1999

Wealthy, foppish English aristocrat, Sir Percy Blakeney (Grant), is not the fool he seems. Indeed, he masquerades as the daring Scarlet Pimpernel, the rescuer of those persecuted by the French Revo lution, and the bane of French spy Chauvelin (Shaw). Why Percy has even managed to fool his lovely French wife, Marguerite (McGovern), who was once involved with Chauvelin, and who comes to see her husband in a more heroic light. Based on the novels by Baroness Emmuska Orczy. 120m/C VHS, DVD . Richard E. Grant, Elizabeth McGovern, Martin Shaw, Anthony Green, Ronan Vibert, Christopher Fairbank, Jonathan Coy, Emilia Fox, Dominic Mafham; D: Patrick Lau; W: Richard Carpenter; C: Simon Kossoff; M: Michael Pavlicek. CABLE

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