The year is 1792. The French Revolution, driven to excess by its own triumph, has turned into a reign of terror. Armed with only his wits and his cunning, one man recklessly defies the French revolutionaries and rescues scores of innocent men, women and children from the deadly guillotine. His foes know him only as the Scarlet Pimpernel. But the ruthless French agent Chauvelin is sworn to discover his identity and to hunt him down.
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