Very early sound version of a one-act play based on the "Bishop" sequence in Victor Hugo's "Les Miserables". The first filming of any portion of "Les Miserables" with sound.

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Very early sound version of a one-act play based on the "Bishop" sequence in Victor Hugo's "Les Miserables". The first filming of any portion of "Les Miserables" with sound.

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