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Les Miserables (1935): Victor Hugo's most acclaimed novel comes brilliantly to life in this impeccably performed, magnificently filmed screen adaptation. Frederic March stars as Valjean, the ex-convict who rises against all odds from galley slave to mayor. Charles Laughton is Javert, the fanatical police inspector who dedicates his life to recapturing Valjean. A vivid depiction of the appalling poverty and social strife of 19th-century France, this version of Les Miserables does splendid justice to the original novel.

Les Miserables (1952): Michael Rennie, fresh from his success in the sci-fi classic The Day the Earth Stood Still cuts a very handsome figure as Jean Valjean, and Debra Paget, who would later reteam with Rennie in four more films, makes for a stunning Cosette in this powerful retelling of the classic epic. Costars include Robert Newton (Treasure Island), Edmund Gwenn (Miracle On 34th Street), Cameron Mitchell (How to Marry a Millionaire), Sylvia Sidney (Mars Attack!) and Elsa Lanchester (The Bride of Frankenstein).

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Manufacturer Foxvideo
Mfg Part# 2245932
SKU 204533029
UPC 024543459323
UPC 14 00024543459323
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DVD, Sensormatic
Quotes
Glenn Erickson, DVD Talk [1952] ...Richard Murphy's script compresses the narrative almost to the breaking point...
Matt Heffernan, FilmHead.com [1935] ...an immediate hit whose popularity lives on.
Sanderson Beck, Movie Mirrors [1935] ...fine adaptation...powerful story...
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