• The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939)

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The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Release Date: December 31st, 1939

DVD Release Date: January 6th, 1998

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 56 min

Plot Summary

In 15th-century France, the evil archdeacon of Notre Dame is Claude Frollo (Sir Cedric Hardwicke). Under his command is a deformed hunchback, Quasimodo (Charles Laughton), who is instructed to capture the Gypsy Esmeralda (Maureen O'Hara), the object of Frollo's unrequited lust. Phoebus (Alan Marshal), the man Esmeralda loves, rescues her Phoebus (Alan Marshal), but she is framed for his murder, setting the stage for a gripping confrontation between Frollo and Quasimodo.

Cast: Charles Laughton, Maureen O'Hara, Cedric Hardwicke, Thomas Mitchell, Edmond O'Brien, Alan Marshal, Walter Hampden, Harry Davenport

Director: William Dieterle

Genres: Drama

Production Co: RKO Radio Pictures Inc.

Keywords: Passionate, Sacrifice, Love, Heartwarming, Rescue, Suspenseful

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