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The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996)

Film Title :                    The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Classic No. :             34

UK Release Date :   July 19th 1996

US Release Date :   June 21st 1996

Premiere Date :       June 19th 1996

Budget :                    $100 million

Box Office :              $325.3 million

Film length :              91 minutes

Based around :       The Hunchback of Notre Dame is based on a French novel of the same title by Victor Hugo

Synopsis :                  Clopin the puppeteer tells the story of Quasimodo a deformed bell ringer in 15th Century Paris. Quasimodo was almost killed as a baby by the man who now raises him, Claude Frollo, the Minister of Justice. Quasimodo is hidden away from the world in the bell tower of the Cathedral. Each year the festival of fools happen in Notre Dame and this year Quasimodo is encouraged by his gargoyle friends Victor, Hugo and Laverne to take part in the festivities. Can Quasimodo escape the clutches of Frollo and save the gypsy girl he has met as well?


Director :                   Gary Trousdale

Kirk Wise

Music :                       Alan Menken

Writing Credits :       Tab Murphy

Irene Mecchi

Bob Tzudiker

Noni White

Jonathon Roberts

Follow ups :              It was followed by a darker more gothic stage adaptation which was produced by the Walt Disney Theatrical company in Berlin and ran from 1999 to 2002. It was also followed up by a direct-to-video sequel, The Hunchback of Notre Dame II in 2002.

Awards :                   The Hunchback of Notre Dame was nominated for Best Music, Original Musical or Comedy Score at the Academy Awards. It was also nominated for Best Original Score – Motion Picture at the Golden Globes.

Cast :

Hugo Jason Alexander
Quasimodo's Mother/Additional Voices Mary Kay Bergman
Brutish Guard/Additional Voices Corey Burton
Guards/Gypsies Jum Cummings
Oafish Guard Bill Fagerbakke
Quasimodo Tom Hulce
Frollo Tony Jay
Clopin Paul Kandel
Victor Charles Kimbrough
Phoebus Kevin Kline
Esmerelda - singing voice Heidi Mollenhauer
Esmerelda Demi Moore
Guards/Gypsies/Additional Voices Patrick Pinney
The Old Heretic Gary Trousdale
Archdeacon David Ogden Stiers


Hunchback of Notre-Dame (Wordsworth Classics)
Hunchback of Notre-Dame (Wordsworth Classics)
Notre-Dame de Paris(Classics)
Notre-Dame de Paris(Classics)
The Hunchback of Notre-Dame (Macmillan Collector's Library)
The Hunchback of Notre-Dame (Macmillan Collector's Library)
The Hunchback Of Notre Dame [DVD] [1996]
The Hunchback Of Notre Dame [DVD] [1996]




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