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Victor Hugo's Les miserables [videorecording]

ITC ; Lew Grade presents a Norman Rosemont production ; screenplay by John Gay ; produced by Norman Rosemont ; directed by Glenn Jordan.
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
Unemployed woodworker Jean Valjean steals a loaf of bread to feed his sister and her children, but is caught and sentenced to five years in prison. He escapes, and is pursued relentlessly by fanatical Inspector Javert. Hugo's novel expresses his humanitarian interest in the suffering of the common people.
Director
Glenn Jordan
Performer(s)
Starring Richard Jordan (Valjean) and Anthony Perkins (Javert) ; with Cyril Cusack, Claude Dauphin, John Gielgud, Ian Holm, Celia Johnson, Joyce Redman, Flora Robson.
Release Date
1978
Run Time
123 min.
Language
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes
Based on the 1862 novel by Victor Hugo.
Originally produced for television broadcast in 1978.
Not rated.
Presented in 1.33:1 format.
Uniform title
Misérables (Television program : 1978)
Variant title
Les miserables
Miserables
Les mis
Les miz
Edition
Full screen version.
Credits
Director of photography, Jean Tournier ; film editor, Bill Blunden ; music composed and conducted by Allyn Ferguson ; costume designer, Olga Lehmann.
Published
Santa Monica, CA :Lions Gate Home Entertainment,[2004]©2004
Publisher no.
13313 Lions Gate Home Entertainment
Description
1 videodisc (123 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. DVD, Dolby stereo. surround.
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