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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

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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

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

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