6.4/10
14

Les Misérables, Part 1: Jean Valjean (1913)

Les misérables - Époque 1: Jean Valjean (original title)
The story begins with Jean Valjean as a humble worker endeavoring to provide for his invalid mother. They live in a squalid home, made more wretched by his inability to provide sufficient ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(adaptation), (novel)
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Jean Valjean, guilty of a minor theft of food, is pursued and hounded for years by a relentless lawman, Javert.

Director: Albert Capellani
Stars: Maria Ventura, Maria Fromet, Mistinguett
Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

The lives of numerous people over the course of 20 years in 19th century France, weaved together by the story of an ex-convict named Jean Valjean on the run from an obsessive police inspector, who pursues him for only a minor offense.

Director: Raymond Bernard
Stars: Harry Baur, Charles Vanel, Paul Azaïs
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Jean Valjean, a good and decent man who has committed a minor crime, is imprisoned but escapes. He is pursued thereafter for years by Javert, the cruel and implacable arm of the law.

Director: Frank Lloyd
Stars: William Farnum, George Moss, Hardee Kirkland
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Jean Valjean, pursued through the years for a minor infraction by the implacable policeman Javert, attempts to create a life for himself and for his adopted daughter Cosette amid the ... See full summary »

Director: Riccardo Freda
Stars: Gino Cervi, Valentina Cortese, Hans Hinrich
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

The story of Jean Valjean, a Frenchman convicted of minor crimes, who is hounded for years by an unforgiving and unrelenting police inspector, Javert.

Director: Robert Hossein
Stars: Lino Ventura, Jean Carmet, Michel Bouquet
Drama | History | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

In early 19th Century France an ex-convict who failed to report to parole is relentlessly pursued over a 20 year period by an obsessive policeman.

Director: Richard Boleslawski
Stars: Fredric March, Charles Laughton, Cedric Hardwicke
Adventure | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A parole violator in early 19th Century France is relentlessly pursued and persecuted by an obsessive policeman.

Director: Lewis Milestone
Stars: Michael Rennie, Robert Newton, Debra Paget
Short | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

The rebellion of 1832 is on. There is rioting and barricading in the streets. Marius in despair, and in the hope that a bullet will soon end his life... See full synopsis »

Director: Albert Capellani
Stars: Maria Fromet, Gabriel de Gravone, Henry Krauss
Les Miserables (TV Movie 1978)
Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Jean Valjean, convicted of stealing bread, is hounded for decades by the relentless and cruel policeman Javert.

Director: Glenn Jordan
Stars: Richard Jordan, Anthony Perkins, Cyril Cusack
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Jean Valjean is a good man who is nevertheless convicted and imprisoned for a minor offense. When he escapes, he is pursued for decades by the unrelenting lawman, Javert.

Director: Henri Fescourt
Stars: Gabriel Gabrio, Paul Jorge, Sandra Milovanoff
Drama | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Herbert Brenon
Stars: William E. Shay, Frank Smith
Short | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: H.B. Parkinson
Stars: Lyn Harding
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Henry Krauss ...
Henri Étiévant ...
Maria Ventura ...
Mistinguett ...
Éponine Thénardier
Maria Fromet ...
...
Émile Mylo ...
Delphine Renot ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jean Angelo ...
Anthonin ...
Un gendarme à cheval
Antony ...
Lassaigne un juré
Eugénie Bade ...
La bonne de l'Evêque
Charlotte Barbier-Krauss ...
La supérieure du couvent (as Charlotte Barbier)
Barry ...
Combeferre
Cécile Barré ...
Hélène
Edit

Storyline

The story begins with Jean Valjean as a humble worker endeavoring to provide for his invalid mother. They live in a squalid home, made more wretched by his inability to provide sufficient food. He goes out in search of work, but is unsuccessful. Finally, in desperation, he steals a loaf of bread regardless of consequences. He hastens home with it, pursued by a crowd, and gives it to his mother. Valjean is arrested for the theft and sentenced to five years at hard labor. He with other convicts, is put in a stone quarry, and there makes his first acquaintance with Javert, a prison guard, who appears prominently throughout the story. The first notice Javert takes of Valjean is on account of his great strength in lifting a stone that no other prisoner can lift. In the prison dormitory word is whispered about that there is a chance for one man to escape, and among themselves the prisoners decide that they will draw lots to determine the one who shall make the break for liberty. The lot ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

April 1913 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Kurjat  »

Box Office

Budget:

FRF 50,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Version of Your Show Time: The Bishop's Experiment (1949) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Message Boards

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?