Sir Percy Blakeney, Baronet, is a notorious fop and hedonistic member of the Prince Regent's court, but he is secretly "the Scarlet Pimpernel", a mysterious figure who rescues innocents ... See full summary »

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Series cast summary:
Marius Goring ...  Sir Percy Blakeney / ... 18 episodes, 1955-1956
Stanley Van Beers Stanley Van Beers ...  Chauvelin 17 episodes, 1955-1956
Anthony Newlands ...  Lord Richard Hastings 15 episodes, 1955-1956
Patrick Troughton ...  Sir Andrew Ffoulkes 15 episodes, 1955-1956
Alexander Gauge Alexander Gauge ...  Prince of Wales / ... 12 episodes, 1955-1956
Lucie Mannheim ...  Countess la Valliere 7 episodes, 1955
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Sir Percy Blakeney, Baronet, is a notorious fop and hedonistic member of the Prince Regent's court, but he is secretly "the Scarlet Pimpernel", a mysterious figure who rescues innocents from the Reign of Terror taking place in France and transports them to safety in England. Written by Marg Baskin <marg@asd.raytheon.ca>

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Adventure | Family

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Trivia

Lucie Mannheim, who plays Countess la Valliere, Chauvelin's spy at the British court, is the wife of Marius Goring, star of the series. See more »

Goofs

The character of George, Prince of Wales played by Alexander Gauge is listed in some episode credits as the Prince Regent. At the time the series is set, around 1794, he was not the Prince Regent as he didn't become regent until 1811. See more »

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Spoofed in The Benny Hill Show: Show 36 (1980) See more »

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 September 1955 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Den röda nejlikan See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(18 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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