Movie Trailer for The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939) starring Charles Laughton, Cedric Hardwicke, Thomas Mitchell, Maureen O'Hara, Edmond O'Brien directed by William Dieterle Movie Review

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Trailer for The Hunchback of Notre Dame

When stunning gypsy Esmeralda (Maureen O'Hara - The Christmas Box) enters Paris she attracts the attention of numerous men including King Louis XI (Harry Davenport) and his Chief Justice Frollo (Cedric Hardwicke). Conflicted by his feelings towards Esmeralda and the law about Gypsies in Paris Frollo tries to have Esmeralda seek sanctuary in the church with deformed bell ringer Quasimodo (Charles Laughton - Spartacus) but on seeing Quasimodo she flees and as he goes after her Qausimodo is arrested for attacking her. Flogged and humiliated in public it is Esmeralda who answers his painful cries for water and in doing so finding a friend. But other men are interested in Esmeralda and when Phoebus (Alan Marshal), one of her admirers is murdered it is Esmeralda who is accused of murder despite being innocent leading to Quasimodo staging a dashing rescue attempt when Esmeralda is sentenced to be hung. ... Read Review