U certificate'Pimpernel' Smith is a Film programme that first aired in 1941 and has been classified a U certificate.

'Pimpernel' Smith is a 4 star programme

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'Pimpernel' Smith (1941)

Directed by
Leslie Howard

Wartime morale booster. The mild-mannered archaeologist Horatio Smith who, under the guise of searching for Aryan artefacts near the Swiss border, smuggles refugees from the Nazis to safety. But his most dangerous rescue takes him to Berlin, to save a young girl from the Germans.

Written by ,

Genre: Film

Running Time: 100 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1941

4/5 Stars

Classification: U Certificate

Production Country: UK

Filmed in Black and White

When is 'Pimpernel' Smith next on TV?

It's next showing on Film4 January 31st, 1:10pm and on Film4 Plus 1 January 31st, 2:10pm. See more...


Leslie Howard...Professor Horatio Smith
Francis L. Sullivan...General von Graum
Mary Morris...Ludmilla Koslowski
Hugh McDermott...David Maxwell
Raymond Huntley...Marx
Manning Whiley...Bertie Gregson
Peter Gawthorne...Sidimir Koslowski
Allan Jeayes...Dr. Beckendorf
Dennis Arundell...Hoffman
Joan Kemp-Welch...Teacher
Philip Friend...Spencer
Laurence Kitchin...Clarence Elstead
Image for David TomlinsonDavid Tomlinson...Steve
Basil Appleby...Jock MacIntyre
Percy Walsh...Dvorak