2 thoughts on “Movie Review – Scarlet Pimpernel, The (1934)

  1. Nice review, Rodney! This sounds like a really fun watch. I’ve added it to my watchlist. I’ve got to ask, what does ‘Hitchcockian rack-zoom beauty’ mean?!

    Not sure if you had it in Australia but I vaguely remember watching the BBC series ‘The Scarlet Pimpernel’ with Richard E Grant.

    1. Oh, the dolly zoom is legendary! Allow me to demonstrate:

      https://youtu.be/WIpMtL68G8w

      Enjoy! I do not believe I have seen the BBC version of Pimpernel, but it’s a role I can see Richard E Grant doing superbly – the character’s over-the-top shenanigans are right inside his wheelhouse.

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