The Bishop's Candlesticks (1929)

Very early sound version of a one-act play based on the "Bishop" sequence in Victor Hugo's "Les Miserables". The first filming of any portion of "Les Miserables" with sound.

Director:

George Abbott

Writers:

Victor Hugo (novel), Norman McKinnel (play)

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Cast

Cast overview:
Walter Huston ... The Convict (Jean Valjean)
Charles S. Abbe Charles S. Abbe ... The Bishop (as Charles Abbe)
Josephine Hull ... Persome
Duncan Penwarden Duncan Penwarden
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Very early sound version of a one-act play based on the "Bishop" sequence in Victor Hugo's "Les Miserables". The first filming of any portion of "Les Miserables" with sound.

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Plot Keywords:

based on novel | See All (1) »

Taglines:

A Real Dramatic Novelty! (Print Ad-Owosso Argus-Press,((Owosso, Mich.)) 5 November 1929)

Genres:

Short | Drama

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 February 1929 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Paramount Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.20 : 1
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Filmed in late 1928. See more »

Connections

Version of Les Misérables (1934) See more »

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