Les Miserables Overview:

Les Miserables (1935) was a Drama - Historical Film directed by Richard Boleslawski and produced by Raymond Griffith, Darryl F. Zanuck and William Goetz.

Academy Awards 1935 --- Ceremony Number 8 (source: AMPAS)

Best CinematographyGregg TolandNominated
Best Film EditingBarbara McLeanNominated
Best Picture20th CenturyNominated

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Les Miserables (1935) and Candlesticks

By 4 Star Film Fan on Jul 27, 2021 From 4 Star Films

There’s a biblical verse that warns against storing up treasures in heaven where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in a steal. Jean Valjean keeps two silver candlesticks with him always — they’re probably the nicest things he owns — but their true value signifies ... Read full article

Les Miserables (1952)

By Beatrice on Sep 30, 2015 From Flickers in Time

Les Miserables Directed by Lewis Milestone Written by Richard Murphy from the novel by Victor Hugo 1952/USA Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation First viewing/Amazon Instant I wasn’t crazy about this truncated version of the oft-filmed Victor Hugo novel. Jean Valjean (Michael Rennie) is... Read full article

Les Miserables (1935 and 1998)

By Duke Mantee on Apr 19, 2013 From Spoilers

Les Miserables is a hard novel to adapt into a film. The book itself is gargantuan to hold; even in tiny print, English translations run at least 1,000 pages. Try compressing that into a two-hour film. Then add singing. The stage musical, opening in 1987 on Broadway, has no spoken dialogue; it is al... Read full article

LES MISERABLES (2012): Less Miserable Than Expected

By MargaretPerry on Jan 30, 2013 From Margaret Perry

Director?Tom Hooper?adopted a huge legacy when he agreed to make yet another version of?Victor Hugo?s classic French tale. There are two French film versions of the story: the epic?Raymond Bernard?production of 1934 and the lesser-known 1958 film directed by?Jean-Paul Le Chanois. Hollywood presented... Read full article

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