The Scarlet Pimpernel Overview:

The Scarlet Pimpernel (1934) was a Adventure - Drama Film directed by Harold Young and produced by Alexander Korda and Grace Blake.

BlogHub Articles:

Classic Films in Focus: THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL (1934)

By Jennifer Garlen on Feb 19, 2021 From Virtual Virago

Adapted from the thrilling tales penned by Baroness Orczy in the first years of the twentieth century, The Scarlet Pimpernel (1934) is an essential part of the swashbuckler genre even though it's not exactly an action picture. Instead, Leslie Howard and Merle Oberon, its stars, are primarily involve... Read full article


The Scarlet Pimpernel (1934) – Swashathon!

By Summer Reeves on Nov 7, 2015 From Serendipitous Anachronisms

The Scarlet Pimpernel (1934) – Swashathon! 07 Saturday Nov 2015 Posted by Summer Reeves in 1930s, Blogathon, Drama, Romance ≈ 26 Comments Tags1930s, Blogathon, Creepy True Story, Drama, Movies with Cute Clothes, Romance, Spies ... Read full article


The Scarlet Pimpernel (1934)

By Clayton on Oct 28, 2015 From Phantom Empires

The Scarlet Pimpernel (1934) 10/28/2015 4 Comments “They seek him here, they seek him there, Those Frenchies seek him everywhereIs he in heaven or is he in hell? That demned elusive Pimpernel” All my life I've be... Read full article


The Scarlet Pimpernel (1934)

By Clayton on May 20, 2015 From Phantom Empires

The Scarlet Pimpernel (1934) 5/20/2015 0 Comments “They seek him here, they seek him there, Those Frenchies seek him everywhereIs he in heaven or is he in hell? That demned elusive Pimpernel” All my life I've been a... Read full article


Favourite Movies: The Scarlet Pimpernel (1934)

By Caftan Woman on Feb 15, 2015 From Caftan Woman

What sort of movie strikes your fancy these days? A period picture with glamourous costumes and well-spoken characters to take you out of the mundane present? A great love story with attractive, all-too-human individuals? A cat and mouse game between clever and evenly matched antagonists? Advent... Read full article


See all The Scarlet Pimpernel articles

Quotes from

Lady Marguerite Blakeney: Can you honestly deny that you've changed?


Sir Andrew Ffoulkes: Know her? Everyone in London knows Lady Blakeney.


read more quotes from The Scarlet Pimpernel...

Facts about

The original director, Rowland Brown, was fired on his first day at work.
Percy Blakeney refers to one of the boxers as "Mendoza", a reference to Daniel Mendoza, the 17th-century British Jew who revolutionized boxing. Mendoza was the heavyweight champion of England from 1792-5, despite being a middleweight.
"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie onDecember 12, 1938 with Leslie Howard reprising his film role. Olivia de Havilland performed with him after having just filmed Gone with the Wind together.
read more facts about The Scarlet Pimpernel...
Share this page:
Visit the Classic Movie Hub Blog CMH
Also directed by Harold Young




More about Harold Young >>
Also produced by Alexander Korda




More about Alexander Korda >>
Related Lists
Create a list


See All Related Lists >>
Also released in 1934




See All 1934 films >>
More "Swashbucklers" films



See All "Swashbucklers" films >>
More "French Revolution" films



See All "French Revolution" films >>
More "Book-Based" films



See All "Book-Based" films >>