Baroness Orczy
Date of Birth
Sep 23, 1865


There are very few novelists or playwrights whose work can survive the passage of time through popular culture's tides and ravages. Emmuska Magdalena Rosalia Maria Josepha Barbara Orczy, better known as Baroness Orczy, is one of these few. Best known today as the creator of The Scarlet Pimpernel, her work penetrated popular film and television dramas in the form of parodies and in cartoon...