Approved | | Drama, History, Romance
Paris is Burning! Under the Iron Fist of Robespierre hundreds are executed, by the swift and bloodstained guillotine. Through these acts of injustice a new heroism is born - The League of The Scarlet Pimpernel.
This film was included in the first syndicated television presentation of a package of major studio feature films on USA television; it premiered in Boston Sunday 11 July 1948 on WBZ (Channel 4), followed by Chicago Monday 19 July 1948 on WGN (Channel 9), by Philadelphia Friday 20 August 1948 on WFIL (Channel 6), by New York City, Sunday 5 September 1948 on WPIX (Channel 11), by Baltimore Saturday 20 November 1948 on WMAR (Channel 2), by Atlanta Wednesday 23 February 1949 on WSB (Channel 8), and by Dayton Monday 9 May 1949 on WHIO (Channel 13). The package consisted of 24 Alexander Korda productions originally released theatrically between 1933 and 1942.
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The name "Brighton" dates from 1810. In 1792 the town was called "Brighthelmstone."
Opening credits prologue: 1794
Paris under the heel of the dictator Robespierre.
Released in Great Britain at 94 minutes; USA version runs 88 minutes.