People: Nov. 30, 1981

As Esmerelda, the gypsy temptress in the CBS-TV Hallmark Hall of Fame treatment of Victor Hugo's The Hunchback of Notre Dame, British Actress Lesley-Anne Down, 27, bounces through enough personal crises to earn her a guest spot on Phil Donahue's show. During the two-hour special, to be aired next year, she is arrested, hauled off to the Bastille, kidnaped, ravished and accused of being a witch. In the gallows scene Lesley-Anne was forced to stand with a noose around her neck and her hands tied behind her back while she balanced atop a two-foot-high stool on a platform 15 feet above...

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