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Les misérables / 1935 version: 20th Century Pictures ; produced by Darryl F. Zanuck ; written by W.P. Lipscomb ; directed by Richard Boleslawski. 1952 version: Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation ; produced by Fred Kohlmar ; written by Richard Murphy ; directed by Lewis Milestone.

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Available copies

  • 1 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Series Information

Cinema classics collection.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Noble Co PL - Central (Albion) DVD LES (PG) (Text) 38131003849352 NCPLC-DVD Available -
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette DVD MIS (Text) 31951003207583 Main Floor - DVDs In transit -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2007]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
From the novel by Victor Hugo.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1935 and 1952.
Side A: The 1935 version ; Side B: The 1952 version.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
1935 version: Cinematography, Gregg Toland ; editor, Barbara McLean ; costume designer, Omar Kiam.
1952 version: Cinematography, Joseph LaShelle ; editor, Hugh S. Fowler ; music, Alex North ; costume designers, Dorothy Jeakins, Charles Le Maire.
Participant or Performer Note:
1935 version, cast: Fredric March, Charles Laughton, Cedric Hardwicke, Rochelle Hudson, Florence Eldridge, John Beal, Frances Drake, Ferdinand Gottschalk.
1952 version, cast: Michael Rennie, Debra Paget, Robert Newton, Edmund Gwenn, Sylvia Sidney, Cameron Mitchell, Elsa Lanchester.
Summary, etc.:
Jean Valjean is a young man accused of stealing. He escapes prison and spends the rest of his life miserable and being chased by one man: a policeman named Valert.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono, double-sided.
Language Note:
1935 version: English, French or Spanish subtitles. Closed-captioned.
1952 version: English, dubbed Spanish dialogue, French or Spanish subtitles. Closed-captioned.
Subject: Malicious accusation > France > Drama.
Escapes > France > Drama.
Police > France > Drama.
France > Drama.
Evasiones > Francia > Teatro.
Policía > Francia > Teatro.
Genre: Films for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Melodramas (Drama)
Police films.
Melodrama > Feature.
Police > Feature.
Crime > Feature.
Adaptation > Feature.
Feature films.

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