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The Hunchback of Notre Dame


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This celebrated version of Victor Hugo 's classic novel begins a short season of literary adaptations and stars Charles Laughton
Maureen O'Hara Paris during the Middle
Ages and Quasimodo, the lonely hunchbacked bellringer of Notre Dame cathedral, falls in love with the gypsy girl, Esmeralda. However, she arouses intense feelings among the ruling authorities and is soon on trial for her life.
Director William Dieterle (1939)
see page 47


Unknown: Victor Hugo
Unknown: Charles Laughton
Unknown: Maureen O'Hara
Director: William Dieterle
Hunchback: Charles Laughton
Esmeralda: Maureen O'Hara
Frollo: Cedric Hardwicke
Clopin, King of Beggars: Thomas Mitchell
Gringoire: Edmond O'Brien
Phoebus: Alan Marshal
Louis XI: Harry Davenport

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The Hunchback of Notre Dame

BBC Two England, 2 July 1994 12.15

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