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The Bishop's Candlesticks (1929)

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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... The Convict (Jean Valjean)
Charles S. Abbe ... The Bishop (as Charles Abbe)
... Persome
Duncan Penwarden
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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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A Real Dramatic Novelty! (Print Ad-Owosso Argus-Press,((Owosso, Mich.)) 5 November 1929)

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Short | Drama

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23 February 1929 (USA)  »

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Filmed in late 1929. See more »

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Version of Les Misérables: Gods and Demons (1950) See more »

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