The Triumph of the Scarlet Pimpernel (film)

The Triumph of the Scarlet Pimpernel is a 1928 British silent costume drama film directed by T. Hayes Hunter and starring Matheson Lang, Juliette Compton and Nelson Keys.[2] It was based on the novel The Triumph of the Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Emma Orczy. It was made at Cricklewood Studios, with art direction by Clifford Pember.

The Triumph of the Scarlet Pimpernel
Directed byT. Hayes Hunter
Written byEmmuska Orczy (novel)
StarringMatheson Lang
Juliette Compton
Nelson Keys
Marjorie Hume
CinematographyWilliam Shenton
Distributed byWoolf & Freedman Film Service
Release date
5 November 1928
Running time
7,946 feet [1]
CountryUnited Kingdom
English intertitles

Madeleine Carroll was meant to play Lady Blakeney but filming was delayed and proved unavailable.[3]



  1. Low p.468
  2. "BFI | Film & TV Database | The TRIUMPH OF THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL (1928)". 16 April 2009. Retrieved 15 January 2013.
  3. "Bittiard-Marker Who Became Famous Film Producer". Sunday Times (Perth) (2374). Western Australia. 8 August 1943. p. 7 (THE SUNDAY TIMES MAGAZINE). Retrieved 17 August 2017 via National Library of Australia.


  • Low, Rachael. History of the British Film, 1918-1929. George Allen & Unwin, 1971.

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