The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1956)

PG 11/03/1957 (US) DramaHistory 1h 55m

The timeless tale of the seductive gypsy Esmeralda and the tortured hunchback Quasimodo.

Overview

Paris, 1482. Today is the festival of the fools, taking place like each year in the square outside Cathedral Notre Dame. Among jugglers and other entertainers, Esmeralda, a sensuous gypsy, performs a bewitching dance in front of delighted spectators. From up in a tower of the cathedral, Frollo, an alchemist, gazes at her lustfully. Later in the night, Frollo orders Quasimodo, the deformed bell ringer and his faithful servant, to kidnap Esmeralda. But when the ugly freak comes close to her is touched by the young woman's beauty...

  1. Jean Delannoy

    Director

  2. Victor Hugo

    Novel

  3. Jean Aurenche

    Screenplay

  4. Jacques Prévert

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Gina Lollobrigida

    Gina Lollobrigida

    Esmeralda

  2. Anthony Quinn

    Anthony Quinn

    Quasimodo

  3. Jean Danet

    Jean Danet

    Phoebus de Chateaupers

  4. Alain Cuny

    Alain Cuny

    Claude Frollo

  5. Robert Hirsch

    Robert Hirsch

    Pierre Gringoire

  6. Danielle Dumont

    Fleur de Lys

  7. Philippe Clay

    Clopin Trouillefou

  8. Maurice Sarfati

    Maurice Sarfati

    Jehan Frollo

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The Hunchback of Notre Dame
The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Original Title Notre-Dame de Paris

Status Released

Original Language French

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