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THE ELUSIVE PIMPERNEL


Title of the Film THE ELUSIVE PIMPERNEL
Alternative Titles THE FIGHTING PIMPERNEL
English Titles  
Year of Release 1950
Country of Origin UK
Language(s) English
Run Time (in minutes) 109
Length (in meters) 3000
Colour colour
Genre Drama, history, romance
Based on/Source Novel by Baroness Orczy
Production Companies London Film Productions, British Lion Film Corporation, Archers Film Productions
Producer(s) Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
Director Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
Cast David Niven, Margaret Leighton, Cyril Cusack, Jack Hawkins, Robert Coote
Literature Jewish Chronicle, 27 October 1950
Punch, 15 November 1950
Variety, 15 November 1950
Picturegoer, 2 December 1950
Mr. Powell Replies. Picturegoer, 30 December 1950
Monthly Film Bulletin, December 1950
New York Times, 19 April 1954
Special notes Screenplay: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
Art director: Hein Heckroth
Assistant art directors: Ivor Beddoes, Joseph Bato, Arthur Lawson




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