The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Laughton)

United States, 1939

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William Dieterle’s film of Victor Hugo’s magnificent novel “Notre Dame de Paris” is a beautifully fashioned, powerful and dramatic work with an unforgettable visual impression. Charles Laughton plays Quasimodo, the hideously deformed, tragic hunchback. Maureen O’Hara plays the enchanting Esmeralda. Rated: PG

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