THE HUNCHBACK of NOTRE DAME (1923)
(1923) starring Lon Chaney, Patsy Ruth Miller, Norman Kerry and Ernest Torrence. Chaney is Quasimodo, the unfortunate deformed bell ringer of the cathedral of Notre Dame. He falls in love with Esmeralda, a gypsy dancer, after she takes pity on him and gives him water to drink when he is chained and whipped in the town square. Esmeralda is later accused of stabbing her lover. She is tortured into making a false confession and sentenced to be executed. Quasimodo comes to her rescue on the very steps of Notre Dame!
Lon Chaney, Norman Kerry, Ernest Torrance, Patsy Ruth Miller