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Acorn Offers Exclusive Early Release of the Scarlet Pimpernel, Featuring a Young Ian McKellen
Fans of classic TV drama can now purchase The Scarlet Pimpernel on DVD, exclusively from the Acorn Media online store, and discover adventure, romance, and a young Ian McKellen
By: Acorn Media UK
The Acorn Media online store is offering The Scarlet Pimpernel on DVD before it is available anywhere else, in store and online. It’s the perfect chance for a new generation of TV fans to discover the adventure, the romance, and a young Sir Ian McKellen.
Available nationwide on 5 August 2013, online shoppers can purchase their copy of The Scarlet Pimpernel today from the Acorn Media store and will enjoy it long before it is available anywhere.
Based on the classic novel by Baroness Emmuska Orczy, The Scarlet Pimpernel tells the story of a mysterious rescuer during the bloody French Revolution. It is 1792, in Paris, and the mob is claiming the lives of hundreds of aristocrats under the blade of the guillotine. But now, somebody is rescuing them from the jaws of death, right under the noses of the executioners and that somebody is the Scarlet Pimpernel.
This timeless adaptation offers mystery, romance, action, humour and breathless drama from an exceptional cast, including Anthony Andrews and the beautiful Jane Seymour. It also features a fantastic performance from one Ian McKellen, before he became a sir.
It’s a must have for fans and the uninitiated but it is only available right now from the Acorn Media online store.
This is just one of the exclusive DVD releases currently available at the brilliant Acorn Media online store. Many TV classics of yesteryear have been rereleased but are available only at Acorn Media until their general release date. The great shows available include Agatha Christie’
Snare the Scarlet Pimpernel exclusive today with a visit to the Acorn Media online store.