German-Speaking Emigrés
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PIMPERNEL SMITH


Title of the Film PIMPERNEL SMITH
Alternative Titles MISTER V; THE FIGHTING PIMPERNEL
English Titles  
Year of Release 1941
Country of Origin UK
Language(s) English
Run Time (in minutes) 118
Length (in meters) 3238
Colour b/w
Genre Adventure
Based on/Source Story by Wolfgang Wilhelm, A.G. MacDonell; novel by Baroness Emmuska
Production Companies British National Films
Producer(s) Leslie Howard
Director Leslie Howard
Cast Leslie Howard, Francis Sullivan, Mary Morris, Hugh McDermott
Literature Picture Post, 8 February 1941
Kinematograph Weekly, 26 June 1941
Motion Picture Herald, 5 July 1941
Observer, 6 July 1941 (C. A. Lejeune)
Jewish Chronicle, 11 July 1941
Punch, 23 July 1941
Picturegoer and Film Weekly, 26 July 1941
Monthly Film Bulletin, July 1941
Picturegoer, 4 October 1941
New York Times, 13 February 1942
http://www.screenonline.org.uk/film/id/476656/index.html
Special notes Director of photography and technical supervisor: Mutz Greenbaum
"Direction is smooth and pictorially satisfying. Special praise is due to cameraman Mutz Greenbaum." (Lionel Collier, Picturegoer and Film Weekly)




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