Les Miserables (1935)/Les Miserables (1952)
Two film versions of Victor Hugo's timeless tale are featured. First, Fredric March stars as Jean Valjean, the petty thief in 18th-century France who escapes jail and begins a new life, and Charles Laughton is the unfeeling and unceasing Inspector Javert. Also stars Cedric Hardwicke, Rochelle Hudson. Then, Michael Rennie takes over the role of Valjean, with Robert Newton as his implacable pursuer and Debra Paget as Valjean's ward Cosette, in director Lewis Milestone's 1952 production. Edmund Gwenn, Sylvia Sidney also star. 3 1/2 hrs. total. Standard; Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital stereo, Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English (SDH), Spanish, French; featurette; theatrical trailer; photo gallery.
Academy Award ®
Nominee: Best Picture, Best Assistant Director (Eric Stacey), Best Cinematography, Best Editing
- Richard Boleslawski
- Black & White
- Closed Captioned:
- Cast: Michael Rennie, Harry Baur, Charles Vanel, Debra Paget, Robert Newton, Charles Dullin, Marguerite Moreno, Edmund Gwenn, Sylvia Sidney, Florelle (Florelle), Josselyn Gael, Cameron Mitchell, Elsa Lanchester, Jean Servais, Gaby Triquet, James Robertson Justice, Joseph Wiseman, Max Dearly, Robert Vidalin, Rhys Williams, Florence Bates, ORANE DEMAZIS, Guy Miali, Jack Reitzen, James Craven... More