The Scarlet Pimpernel was originally published in 1905 and was written by the Hungarian Baroness Emma Orczy (1865-1947). It is set in the revolution and so if you are trying to introduce .The French Revolution and its multiplicity of concepts to students then these YouTube clips of the series are helpful. They set the scene and create the atmosphere. You cannot learn French and not know about the French Revolution. It has had a profound impact on their culture.