Emile Chautard

Emile Chautard & Victorin-Hippolyte Jasset – Le mystère de Notre-Dame de Paris (1912)

Drama in which the love between Claude and Germaine is tested when Claude is falsely accused and Germaine’s father doesn’t approve of their relationship.
Germaine Darlot’s father forbids a marriage between her and Claude Duval. Claude wants to commit suicide because of this, but when he wants to jump into the river he drives away a robber who has just robbed a rich gentleman. He drags the rich gentleman to his house, who dies there. Claude and Germaine flee to the colonies, where Claude becomes the mining director. When another woman fancies Claude, Germaine becomes jealous, suspects him of adultery, and reports Claude. He is sentenced to twenty years in prison. Read More »