The Vagabond King

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The Vagabond King

france invasion romance pre-code medieval

The Vagabond King

Release Date: February 17, 1930

Year    :   1930
Slogan    :   «Paramount Pictures presents the 100% Technicolor All-Talking, All-Singing Musical Romance!»
Genres    :   Music, Romance
Production Companies    :   Paramount
Director    :   Ernst Lubitsch, Ludwig Berger
Producers    :   Adolph Zukor
Writers    :   Herman J. Mankiewicz
RunTime    :   104 mins.
Budget    :   1200000

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.

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