GenreDrama, History, Romance Produced byArnold Pressburger LanguageEnglish
WriterLajos Biro, Adrian Brunel Release date20 October 1937 CastBarry K. Barnes (Sir Percy Blakeney / The Scarlet Pimpernel), Sophie Stewart (Marguerite Blakeney), Margaretta Scott (Theresa Cobarrus), James Mason (Jean Tallien), Francis Lister (Chauvelin), Anthony Bushell (Sir Andrew Foulkes) Similar moviesThe Scarlet Pimpernel, The Scarlet Pimpernel
The Return of the Scarlet Pimpernel is a 1937 British thriller film directed by Hanns Schwarz and starring Barry K. Barnes, Sophie Stewart, Margaretta Scott and James Mason. It is a sequel to the 1934 film The Scarlet Pimpernel based on the stories by Baroness Emmuska Orczy.
France, 1794. Citizen Chauvelin lays a trap for his long-standing nemesis Sir Percy Blakeney (Barry K. Barnes) by kidnapping his wife (Sophie Stewart).
The Scarlet Pimpernel, Sir Percy Blakeney, decides not to go back to France for a year after having promised this to his beloved wife, Lady Blakeney. However, Chauvelin plots and succeeds in kidnapping the Lady Blakeney and brings her to France, expecting her husband to follow so he can arrest the elusive Pimpernel. The plot works, but Sir Percy and his friends manage to find the Lady and almost succeed in bringing her back with them. However, Chauvelin manages to get the lady again and the League have to go back to rescue her a second time.
Barry K. Barnes as Sir Percy Blakeney / The Scarlet Pimpernel