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Les Misérables (1934)

Les misérables (original title)
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.

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Harry Baur ...
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Paul Azaïs ...
Max Dearly ...
Charles Dullin ...
Émile Genevois ...
Henry Krauss ...
Georges Mauloy ...
Lucien Nat ...
Jean Servais ...
Robert Vidalin ...
Orane Demazis ...
Florelle ...
Josseline Gaël ...
Marguerite Moreno ...
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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. Written by bdsproductions

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Os Miseráveis  »

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The film was presented in three parts respectively called: "Une tempête sous un crâne" (Tempest in a skull), "Les Thénardier" (The Thenardiers - the names of the couple of villains) and "Liberté, liberté chérie" (Freedom, dear Freedom). See more »

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In the second part, Les Thenardier, when Jean Servais overhears the pair plotting to rob Valjean, Raymond Bernard can be heard softly directing him to leave the room ("Vite!"). See more »

Quotes

Enjolras: He makes no vain sacrifice who fights for a cause. All here are ready to die so that our brothers may live as free men. Liberty... sweet liberty... come fight with those who defend you.
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Version of Aa mujo: zenpen (1929) See more »

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THE BEST EVER, A PERFECT FILM!

This film is, beyond any comparison, the most perfect version of Victor Hugo's timeless classic - BAR NONE! I've only seen this version once at a UCLA French film retrospective, but I was absolutely floored. If you ever get a chance to see this movie, do not miss it! Harry Baur's performance as Jean Valjean is magnificent. I'd love to see this one again. I wish it was available in any form DVD, VHS ... anything.


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