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The Scarlet Pimpernel

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Published by French in London .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Seventeen men, 4 women, supers.

Statementa play by Baroness Orczy ; adapted by Beverley Cross.
ContributionsOrczy, Emmuska, Baroness.
The Physical Object
Pagination60p. ;
Number of Pages60
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21537700M
ISBN 10057301650X

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