In 15th century France, a gypsy girl is framed for murder by the infatuated Chief Justice, and only the deformed bellringer of Notre Dame Cathedral can save her. The Hunchback of Notre Dame is a American film starring Charles Laughton and Maureen O'Hara. Directed by William Dieterle and produced by Pandro. Charles Laughton gives the definitive performance of Quasimodo, the deformed hunchback of Notre Dame. A delightfully atypical choice to play.
The Hunchback of Notre Dame, American dramatic film, released in , that is widely regarded as the finest adaptation of Victor Hugo's classic novel of the.