Scarlet Pimpernel, The
The swashbuckling classic comes to rip-roaring life in this lavish production, filled with breathless romance and derring-do! In the eyes of high society, Sir Percy Blakeney (Brideshead Revisited's Anthony Andrews) is a typical fop, surrounded by adoring ladies and clueless gentry. However, he is also a master of disguise and bears an infamous secret identity: the Scarlet Pimpernel, dashing and fearless rescuer of victims of the French Revolution! Sir Percy also falls head over heels for the beautiful Marguerite (Somewhere in Time's Jane Seymour) who is also wooed by the villainous Paul Chauvelin (The Lord of the Rings' Ian McKellen), Robespierre's Chief Agent for the Committee of National Security. Suave, stylish and utterly irresistible, this dazzling adventure is sure to capture your heart!