The Hunchback of Notre Dame
1923 - SILENT - MOVIE
The story is about Quasimodo, a hunchbacked bell-ringer, who tries to help Esmeralda, a Roma girl, but faces challenges and ultimately dies while ringing the bell. The Hunchback of Notre Dame is a 1923 American Silent-language Drama Horror film starring Lon Chaney, Patsy Ruth Miller, Norman Kerry, Brandon Hurst, Raymond Hatton, Ernest Torrence and Dorothy Mueller. The movie is based on The Hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo. Universal Pictures was the production house involved in the project along with executive producer(s) Carl Laemmle, Lon Chaney and Irving Thalberg. The movie is directed by Wallace Worsley. Universal Pictures acquired the distribution rights for the movie. The Hunchback of Notre Dame was released on 6th September 1923 and takes a screen time of 102-117 min ,98 min. The Film was successful at box office. The Hunchback of Notre Dame was made on a budget of $1 million and it was a super hit at box office gross of $3 million. The screenplay for the movie was written by Edward T. Lowe, Jr. and Perley Poore Sheehan. Cinematography was done by Robert Newhard, Tony Kornman, Virgil Miller, Stephen S. Norton and Charles J. Stumar and editing by Edward Curtiss, Maurice Pivar and Sydney Singerman. The music was composed by Cecil Copping along with Carl Edouarde, Hugo Riesenfeld and Heinz Eric Roemheld.