About the film
france invasion romance pre-code medieval
The Vagabond King
Release Date: February 17, 1930
|Slogan||:||«Paramount Pictures presents the 100% Technicolor All-Talking, All-Singing Musical Romance!»|
|Director||:||Ernst Lubitsch, Ludwig Berger|
|Writers||:||Herman J. Mankiewicz|
The story takes place in medieval France. Poet-rogue Francois Villon, sentenced to hang by King Louis XI for writing derogatory verses about him, is offered a temporary reprieve. His hanging will be postponed for 24 hours, and in that time he must defeat the invading Burgundians and win the love of the beautiful Katherine.