Amidst Robespierres Reign of Terror, when the guillotine was always at the ready, the Scarlet Pimpernel (Richard E. Grant) defies the Revolutionaries to rescue the innocent. Yet the Pimpernels wife, Lady Blakeney (Elizabeth McGovern), the wittiest and most beautiful woman in London, is unaware of her husbands secret. When not disguised as his alter ego, Sir Percy Blakeley appears to be nothing but a handsome playboy. Join the Pimpernel as he risks his life for justice and Lady Blakeney as she discoversher husbands true identity. This remarkable, action packed series will leave you on the edge of your seat!
Richard E. Grant, Elizabeth McGovern. A marvelous, magical adaptation of Baroness Orzcy’s beloved adventure stories. The wit sparkles and the excitement runs high as a foppish English aristocrat fights the tyrants of the French Revolution. 6 episodes on 4 DVDs. 1999/color/5 hrs/NR/fullscreen.