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The Hunchback of Paris / The Yokel

The Hunchback of Paris / The Yokel

A Feature film by André Hunebelle

Produced by Production Artistique et Cinématographique (PAC)

Release in France : 13/01/1960

    Synopsis

    Duke Philippe de Nevers (Hubert Noël) is an influential and popular man who is married to a beautiful wife called Aurore (Sabine Sesselmann). His rival Philippe de Gonzague (François Chaumette) hates him enough to organise an attempt on him. The Duke is accompagnied by Henri de Lagardère (Jean Marais) when de Gonzague's henchmen altogether attack him. Lagardère cannot save his friend because the both of them are hopelessly outnumbered. He has to escape in order to save the Duke's daughter and swears revenge. Together with his old buddy Passepoil (Bourvil) he raises the little girl in Spain. At the same time he returns frequently to France where he detects confronts his friend's murderers and puts them to the sword one by one until only their former leader is left. Finally he discovers that Philippe de Gonzague is the man for whom he is looking.

    Source : Wikipedia

    Actors (29)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producer :

    Production Artistique et Cinématographique (PAC)

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Gaumont

    Foreign production company :

    Globe Films

    French distribution :

    Lux Compagnie Cinématographique de France

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country

    Full credits (21)

    Assistant directors :

    Yves Prigent, Sigmund Graa, Bernard Toublanc-Michel

    Author of original work :

    Paul Féval

    Screenwriters :

    Pierre Foucaud, Jean Halain, André Hunebelle

    Director of Photography :

    Marcel Grignon

    Sound assistants :

    Gabriel Salagnac, Guy Villette

    Production Manager :

    Paul Cadéac

    Sound Editor :

    Jacques Lebreton

    Continuity supervisor :

    Charlotte Lefèvre-Pecqueux

    Art directors :

    Pierre Guffroy, Jacques Brizzio

    Costume designer :

    Mireille Leydet

    Still Photographer :

    Henri Thibault

    Dialogue Writer :

    Jean Halain

    Producer :

    André Hunebelle

    Voice :

    Jacqueline Porel

    Sound Recordist :

    René-Christian Forget

    Assistant Operator :

    André Marquette

    Editor :

    Jean Feyte

    Assistant editor :

    Madeleine Bagiau

    Production Designer :

    Georges Levy

    Music Composer :

    Jean Marion

    Narrator :

    Bernard Dhéran

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Adventure

    Production language :

    French

    Coproducer countries :

    France, Italy

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    Majority French (France, Italy)

    Production year :

    1959

    French release :

    13/01/1960

    Runtime :

    1 h 52 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    21840

    Visa issue date :

    19/10/1959

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.66

    Audio format :

    Mono