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The League of the Scarlet Pimpernel

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Created on 2009-05-25 21:42:31 (#387396), last updated 2010-05-24 (386 weeks ago)

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Name:The League of the Scarlet Pimpernel
Website:The Scarlet Pimpernel
Membership:Open
Posting Access:All Members
Community description:Fans of The Scarlet Pimpernel in all forms
Percy Blakeney, an Englishman known only to the world as the Scarlet Pimpernel, rescues aristocrats and unfortunate innocents from the jaws of Madame Guillotine during the height of the Terror in revolutionary France in a series of novels by Baroness Emmuska Orczy.

References:

The Scarlet Pimpernel (Wikipedia)


The Scarlet Pimpernel was first a stage play that opened in 1903 with the novel following shortly afterward.

1903 (play) starring Fred Terry (Orczy's definitive Sir Percy actor)
1905 (novel) html | text | online reader | Libri Vox (audio) | other audio (Gutenberg)
1917 (silent movie) starring Dustin Farnum as Sir Percy
1934 (movie) starring Leslie Howard as Sir Percy
1982 (TV movie) starring Anthony Andrews as Sir Percy
1997 (musical) starring Douglas Sills as Sir Percy
1999 (TV series) starring Richard E. Grant as Sir Percy

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Baroness Orczy (Wikipedia)
Blakeney Manor
scarletpimpernel.com
The Scarlet Pimpernel (musical)

Rules

1. Don't be mean. This is a friendly community. If you're rude or mean to other members, out you go.

2. This is a safe zone for all discussion of the novels, the movies, and the musical.

3. There will be no hate discussion about any particular characters or actors. It's okay not to like someone, but jumping on someone who does like him or her is just being a jerk. Don't do it.

4. We can't talk about illegal things on here. Please take those discussion to your own journals.

5. Please put any large groups of icons, big pictures or long posts under a cut.

6. Feel free to share any of your fan creations like fic or icons or banners.

7. Have fun!
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