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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.

  1. Ludwig Berger

    Director

  2. Ernst Lubitsch

    Director

  3. Herman J. Mankiewicz

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Dennis King

    Dennis King

    Francois Villon

  2. Jeanette MacDonald

    Jeanette MacDonald

    Katherine

  3. O.P. Heggie

    O.P. Heggie

    King Louis XI

  4. Lillian Roth

    Lillian Roth

    Huguette

  5. Warner Oland

    Warner Oland

    Thibault

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The Vagabond King
The Vagabond King

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Status Released

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  • February 17, 1930
    Theatrical

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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 44m

Budget $1,200,000.00

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