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The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1-Sep-1939)

Director: William Dieterle

Writers: Sonya Levien; Bruno Frank

From novel by: Victor Hugo

Musical Adaptation and Original Composition by: Alfred Newman

Producer: Pandro S. Berman

Keywords: Drama, Gypsies, France

Gypsy girl Esmeralda finds herself framed for the murder of a guard at the Notre Dame Cathedral in 15th century Paris. Of numerous cinematic interpretations of Victor Hugo's classic novel, this is the finest. Received Oscar nominations for Best Score and Best Sound Recording.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Kathryn Adams
Actor
15-Jul-1920   Sky Raiders
Sig Arno
Actor
27-Dec-1895 17-Aug-1975 The Palm Beach Story
Curt Bois
Actor
5-Apr-1901 25-Dec-1991 Pickpocket in Casablanca
Spencer Charters
Actor
25-Mar-1875 25-Jan-1943 Character actor
Harry Davenport
Actor
19-Jan-1866 9-Aug-1949 Gone with the Wind
Minna Gombell
Actor
28-May-1892 14-Apr-1973 Block-Heads
Walter Hampden
Actor
30-Jun-1879 11-Jun-1955 Prominent American theater actor
Cedric Hardwicke
Actor
19-Feb-1893 6-Aug-1964 Suspicion
Arthur Hohl
Actor
21-May-1889 10-Mar-1964 Character actor
Charles Laughton
Actor
1-Jul-1899 15-Dec-1962 Island of Lost Souls
Fritz Leiber
Actor
31-Jan-1882 14-Oct-1949 Shakespearean actor
Alan Marshal
Actor
29-Jan-1909 13-Jul-1961 Night Must Fall
Thomas Mitchell
Actor
11-Jul-1892 17-Dec-1962 Gerald O'Hara in Gone with the Wind
Edmond O'Brien
Actor
10-Sep-1915 9-May-1985 The Great Imposter
Maureen O'Hara
Actor
17-Aug-1920   Miracle on 34th Street
Rod La Rocque
Actor
20-Nov-1898 15-Oct-1969 Braveheart
George Tobias
Actor
14-Jul-1901 27-Feb-1980 Abner Kravitz on Bewitched
George Zucco
Actor
11-Jan-1886 28-May-1960 Fog Island

CAST

Starring
Charles Laughton   ...   Quasimodo
with
Cedric Hardwicke   ...   Frollo
Thomas Mitchell   ...   Clopin
Maureen O'Hara   ...   Esmeralda
Edmond O'Brien   ...   Gringoire
Alan Marshal   ...   Phoebus
Walter Hampden   ...   Archdeacon
Harry Davenport   ...   King Louis XI
Katharine Alexander   ...   Madame de Lys
George Zucco   ...   Procurator
Fritz Leiber   ...   Old Nobleman
Etienne Girardot   ...   Doctor
Helene Whitney   ...   Fleur de Lys
Minna Gombell   ...   Queen of Beggars
Arthur Hohl   ...   Olivier
Curt Bois   ...   Student
George Tobias   ...   Beggar
Rod La Rocque   ...   Phillippe
Spencer Charters   ...   Court Clerk
Kathryn Adams   ...   Fleur's Companion
Dianne Hunter   ...   Fleur's Companion
Sig Arno   ...   Tailor

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