The Hunchback of Notre-Dame

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Name: The Hunchback of Notre-Dame (French: Notre-Dame de Paris)
Creator: Victor Hugo
Date(s): 1831, 1996 (Disney)
Medium: novels, animation, films, television, musicals, ballet, radio, theatre
Country of Origin: France
External Links: Wikipedia
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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.

Some of the more popular ones are:

  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939 film) starred Charles Laughton as Quasimodo and Maureen O'Hara as Esmeralda
  • 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.


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Most of the fandom revolves around the Disney 1996 animated film.


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