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Les Miserables

director jordan anthony inspector

(CBS, 12/27/1978, 180 mins). Lavish three hour remake of the Victor Hugo classic about the escaped convict, a woodcutter who had been imprisoned for stealing a loaf of bread to feed his starving family, and the dogged police inspector who dedicates himself to hounding the man until he again can be put behind bars. An Emmy Award nomination went to director Glenn Jordan.

Production Companies Rosemont Productions, ITC Entertainment Group. Director Glenn Jordan. Producer Norman Rosemont. Teleplay John Gay. Based on the Novel by Victor Hugo. Photography Jean Tournier. Music Allyn Ferguson. Editor Bill Blunden. Production Designer Wilfrid J. Shingleton. Art Director (France) Angela Hareiter. Art Director (Great Britain) Anthony Curtis. Associate Producer Ron Carr.

Cast Richard Jordan (Jean Valjean), Anthony Perkins (Inspector Javert), Cyril Cusack (Fauchelevent), Claude Dauphin (Bishop Myriel), John Gielgud (Gillenormand), Ian Holm (Thenardier), Celia Johnson (Sister Simplice), Joyce Redman (Magliorie), Flora Robson (The Prioress), Christopher Guard (Marius), Caroline Langrishe (Cosette), Angela Pleasence (Fantine), David Swift (Troufiat), Timothy Morand (Enjolras), William Squire (Magistrate), Geoffrey Russell (Court president), Caroline Blakiston (Madame Thenadier), Robin Scobey (Grave digger), Michael Sheard (Commissary), Dexter Fletcher (Gavroche), Joanna Price (Cosette as a child), Dave Hill (Chenildieu), John Moreno (Cochopaille), Roy Evans (Bravet), Brian McDermott (Lebec), Eileen Way (Lodger), Struan Rodger (Javert’s aide), Deleena Kidd (Valjean’s sister), Kenneth Colley (Police prefect), Christopher Burgess (Police inspector), Christian Rodska (Antoine), Donald Sumpter (Agent), Donald Bissett (Gillenormand’s servant), Michael Barrell (Spectator), Robert Frazer (Gendarme), Anthony Way (Gendarme).

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