Pimpernel Smith Poster

Release Date: 1941

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 2 min

Plot Summary
English archaeologist Horatio Smith (Leslie Howard) takes his students to Germany before the start of World War II to study the existence of early Aryans. He is actually there, however, to free concentration camp inmates. General von Graum (Francis Sullivan), a Gestapo head, dispatches the beautiful Ludmilla Koslowski (Mary Morris) to find the man behind the escapes, but she instead allies with Horatio. Together they scheme to free Ludmilla's father, Sidimir (Peter Gawthorne).

Cast: Leslie Howard, Mary Morris, Francis L. Sullivan, Hugh McDermott, Raymond Huntley, Manning Whiley, Peter Gawthorne, Allan Jeayes

Director: Leslie Howard

Genres: Thriller

Production Co: United Artists, British National

Keywords: Quest, Lighthearted, Underdog, Rescue, Suspenseful, Father, Amusing, Escape, 1930s