Peter is instantly attracted to Elaine, a young actress and introduces himself. As the gossip columnist on a paper, he decides to invent a new and mysterious celebrity to write about. His invention is Mrs Smythe-Smythe, a white beauty from India whose social calendar becomes very sought-after news. She becomes a celebrity, and Elaine seizes the opportunity to impersonate her to gain attention. When Peter finds out that his imaginary star has appeared in person, he is mystified. Meanwhile Elaine is unaware that Peter is in fact the writer behind the character!
The Scarlet Pimpernel -- Sir Percy Blakeney (Leslie Howard) is an English aristocrat leading a double life, by day he's an effete aristocrat and by night he's the Scarlet Pimpernel, rescuing French nobles from the clutches of the French revolution under Robespierre's Reign of Terror.
The Scarlet Pimpernel -- Leslie Howard plays Sir Percy Blakeney, an 18th century English aristocrat who leads a double life. He appears to be merely the effete aristocrat...
Somewhere in France -- Somewhere in France a french partisan is wounded and ends up in an American field hospital attended by a beautiful nurse. She restores his hope and desire to live, but in the end his life is not what it seems.
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