Les Miserables Movie Review 1935

Information and Film Reviews for Les Miserables the Movie

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Victor Hugo's classic novel about small-time criminal Jean Valjean and 18th-century France. After facing poverty and prison, escape and torture, Valjean is redeemed by the kindness of a bishop. As he tries to mend his ways, he is continually hounded by the policeman Javert, who is determined to lock him away. The final act is set during a student uprising in the 1730s. This version is the best of many, finely detailed and well-paced with excellent cinematography by Gregg Toland.


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Available on VHS
Running time 108 minutes.

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France, Period Piece: 18th Century, Hard Knock Life, Great Escapes, Books to Film: Victor Hugo, 4 Bones
W.P. Lipscomb
Fredric March, Charles Laughton, Cedric Hardwicke, Rochelle Hudson, John Beal, Frances Drake, Florence Eldridge, John Carradine, Jessie Ralph, Leonid Kinskey
Gregg Toland
Richard Boleslawski
Alfred Newman
20th Century-Fox

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