Trivia: The Scarlet Pimpernel

  • Defictionalization: The rhyme at the top of the primary page was used as a code sign by networks smuggling Jews and other people at risk out of Nazi-occupied France during World War II. At the same time, Britain released the film Pimpernel Smith, updating the story for that same setting.
  • Keep Circulating the Tapes: Good luck tracking down physical print versions of the sequels.

1982 TV version

1999 TV version


Alternative Title(s):

The Scarlet Pimpernel 1982