The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1982)

USA, UK, 4 February 1982
35mm film, colour, 4:3
mono, English

An American/British borderline horror television film directed by Michael Tuchner.


Directed by: Michael Tuchner
© MCMLXXXII [1982] Columbia Pictures Television
Rosemont Productions Limited
Executive Producers:
Produced by: Norman Rosemont
Associate Producer: Malcolm Christopher
Written for Television by: John Gay
Based Upon the Classic Work of “Notre Dame de Paris” by: Victor Hugo
Director of Photography: Alan Hume
Editor: Keith Palmer
Music Composed and Conducted by: Kennet Thorne
Sound Mixer: John Mitchell
Costume Designer: Phyllis Dalton
Make-up Artistes: Michael Morris, Beryl Lerman
Chief Hairdresser: Barbara Ritchie
Mr Hopkins’ Make-up Created by: Nick Maley
Special Effects Supervisor: John Morris
Optical Effects: Cliff Culley
Production Designer: John Stoll
Filmed at Pinewood Studios, London, England

Anthony Hopkins [Quasimodo]
Derek Jacobi (Dom Claude)
David Suchet [Clopin Trouillefou]
Gerry Sundquist [Pierre Gringoire]
Tim Pigott-Smith [Philippe]
John Gielgud [Charmolue]
Robert Powell [Phoebus]
Lesley-Anne Down (Esmerelda)
Nigel Hawthorne (magistrate)
Roland Culver (Bishop of Paris)
Rosalie Crutchley (Simone)
David Kelly (tavernkeeper)
Joseph Blatchley (Albert)
Dave Hill (Coppenhole)
Donald Eccles (judge)
Timothy Bateson (commerce)
Jack Klaff (officer)
Timothy Morand (Maurice)
Martin Carroll (herald)
Hugo de Vernier (nobility)

Alternative Titles

Cocosatul de la Notre Dame – Romanian title
O Corcunda de Notre Dame – Brazilian title
El geperut de Notre Dame – Catalan Spanish title
Der Glöckner von Notre Dame – German, West German title
Il gobbo di Notre Dame – Italian title
Dzwonnik z Notre Dame – Polish title
Hallmark Hall of Fame: The Hunchback of Notre Dame – US anthology series title
El jorobado de Notre Dame – Spanish title
El jorobado de Nuestra Seńora de París – Mexican title
Jumalaema kiriku kellamees – Estonian title
A Notre Dame-i toronyőr – Hungarian title
Notre Damen Kellonsoittaja – Finnish video title
Горбун из Нотр-Дама – Russian title
Парижката Света Богородица – Bulgarian title


The Hollywood Reporter vol.268 no.18 (1 September 1981) p.5 – note
The Hollywood Reporter vol.268 no.27 (15 September 1981) p.1 – note
The Hollywood Reporter vol.270 no.25 (5 February 1982) p.39 – review
Screen International no.307 (29 August 1981) p.1 – note
Sight & Sound vol.1 no.3 (July 1991) p.60 – note

Other sources
British Board of Film Censors Monthly List September 1985 – note