The Hunchback of Notre-Dame
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|Name:||The Hunchback of Notre-Dame (French: Notre-Dame de Paris)|
|Date(s):||1831, 1996 (Disney film)|
|Medium:||novels, animation, films, television, musicals, ballet, radio, theatre|
|Country of Origin:||France|
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The Hunchback of Notre-Dame is a French Romantic/Gothic novel by Victor Hugo published in 1831. The title refers to the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, on which the story is centered, and the true protagonist of the story, Esméralda.
The story of the Hunchback of Notre-Dame has been adapted in various formats: films, animation, television, musicals, ballet, radio and theatres. The first movie adaption was released in 1905 and featured the characters Esméralda and Quasimodo.
Some of the more popular ones are:
- The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939 film) starred Charles Laughton as Quasimodo, Maureen O'Hara as Esméralda, and Sir Cedric Webster Hardwicke as Dom Claude Frollo
- The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996), Disney film
- The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1999), a German musical based on the Disney film, which premiered in English in 2014
A significant part of the fandom revolves around the Disney 1996 animated film.
- Dreams in the Mist (Beauty and the Beast/Ladyhawke/Hunchback of Notre Dame het zine)
Archives & Fannish Links
- Notre-Dame de Paris - All Media Types works at AO3