Overview

Paris, France, 1482. Frollo, Chief Justice of benevolent King Louis XI, gets infatuated by the beauty of Esmeralda, a gypsy young girl. The hunchback Quasimodo, Frollo's protege and bell-ringer of Notre Dame, lives in peace among the bells in the heights of the immense cathedral until he is involved by the twisted magistrate in his malicious plans to free himself from Esmeralda's alleged spell, which he believes to be the devil's work.

  1. William Dieterle

    Director

  2. Victor Hugo

    Novel

  3. Sonya Levien

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Charles Laughton

    Charles Laughton

    The Hunchback Quasimodo

  2. Cedric Hardwicke

    Cedric Hardwicke

    Frollo

  3. Thomas Mitchell

    Thomas Mitchell

    Clopin

  4. Maureen O'Hara

    Maureen O'Hara

    Esmeralda

  5. Edmond O'Brien

    Edmond O'Brien

    Gringoire

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The Hunchback of Notre Dame
The Hunchback of Notre Dame

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Status Released

Release Information

  • December 29, 1939
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 53m

Budget $1,800,000.00

Revenue $6,877,900.00

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