'Les Misérables': A Look Back At Previous Film Adaptations Of The Classic Story

on December 11 2012 4:58 PM
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Tom Hooper's "Les Misérables," staring Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe and Anne Hathaway, is poised to become the most succesful film version of Victor Hugo's 1862 novel. Set to debut on Christmas Day, the film is the first screen adaptation of the musical version of the haunting drama. 

Here's a look back at previous versions of "Les Misérables" through the years.