The Scarlet Pimpernel (1982 TV) Movie Review Summary

Actors: Anthony Andrews, Jane Seymour, Ian McKellen

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Swashbuckling, scintillating, effervescent, and, yes, even sexy!    This crammed-with-adventure light-hearted sweep into the French Revolution moves at a furious pace! With such noted stars as Anthony Andrews, Jane Symour, and Ian
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McKellan, this movie, based upon the novels of Baroness Orczy. The Scarlet Pimpernel, nom de guerre of a mysterious Englisman, has been playing havoc with Robespierre and his Revolution, darting here, darting there, “with the damned Frenchies looking everywhere,” but to no avail. He simply is too smart and too clever for the French. Ahh. But not so fast! Traps are set! It appears that the French may have their man, after all. The film is about adventure, intrigue, romance, and kidnapped royalty!
Such fun, with nary a dull moment!
The review of this Movie prepared by Bill Hobbs

Script Analysis of The Scarlet Pimpernel (1982 TV)

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1600 to 1899 Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   simply wealthy Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   British


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   France

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths

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