The time of the French revolution, and Citizen Robespierre is beheading the French aristocracy. When word gets to England, two noblemen, Sir Rodney Ffing and Lord Darcy take it upon themselves to aid there French counterparts.
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A surprisingly decent budget (the first at Rank and not something subsequent outings were unduly burdened with) allows at least for some visual interest (borrowed sets and costumes no doubt though) to this silly spoof on The Scarlet Pimpernell. It passes time in a parochial manner but one wonders if these films have an appeal beyond Britain where they were once nursery fodder for smut-starved schoolboys of any age.