1950: Margaret Leighton (1922 - 1976), Jack Hawkins (1910 - 1973), David Niven (1909 - 1983) and Robert Coote (1909 - 1982) feature in this scene from 'The Elusive Pimpernel', an expensive film version of Baroness Orczy's classic novel. Also titled 'The Fighting Pimpernel', the film was directed by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger for London Films. (Photo by Richard Cantouris/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

1950:  Margaret Leighton (1922 - 1976), Jack Hawkins (1910 - 1973), David Niven (1909 - 1983) and Robert Coote (1909 - 1982) feature in this scene from 'The Elusive Pimpernel', an expensive film version of Baroness Orczy's classic novel. Also titled 'The Fighting Pimpernel', the film was directed by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger for London Films.  (Photo by Richard Cantouris/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)