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The Beloved Rogue -- Depiction of France's rapscallion poet, thief and vagabond: François Villo). To prove his mettle, he bounds over the snowy rooftops of Paris, scales a castle tower, and is hurled skyward by the royal catapult.

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Director:
Writers:
Paul Bern (screenplay)
George Marion Jr. (titles) ...
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Release Date:
12 March 1927 (USA) See more »
Plot:
François Villon, in his lifetime the most renowned poet in France, is also a prankster, an occasional criminal, and an ardent patriot. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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This Week On DVD and Blu-ray: July 7, 2009
 (From Rope Of Silicon. 7 July 2009, 2:16 AM, PDT)

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2 wonderful slices of ham See more (11 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

John Barrymore ... François Villon

Conrad Veidt ... King Louis XI

Marceline Day ... Charlotte de Vauxcelles
Lawson Butt ... Duke of Burgundy

Henry Victor ... Thibault d'Aussigny

Slim Summerville ... Jehan
Mack Swain ... Nicholas
Angelo Rossitto ... Beppo - the Dwarf
Nigel De Brulier ... Astrologer
Lucy Beaumont ... Villon's Mother
Otto Matieson ... Olivier (as Otto Mattiesen)

Jane Winton ... The Abbess
Rose Dione ... Margot
Bertram Grassby ... Duke of Orleans
Dick Sutherland ... Tristan l'Hermite
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Martha Franklin ... Maid (uncredited)
Stubby Kruger ... (uncredited)

Dickie Moore ... Baby Francois (uncredited)

Directed by
Alan Crosland 
 
Writing credits
Paul Bern (screenplay)

George Marion Jr. (titles) and
Walter Anthony (titles)

John Barrymore  uncredited
Paul Bern  story

Cinematography by
Joseph H. August (photographed by) (as Joe August)
 
Film Editing by
Hal C. Kern 
 
Art Direction by
William Cameron Menzies 
 
Production Management
Walter Mayo .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Gordon Hollingshead .... assistant director
 
Stunts
Paul Malvern .... stunt double: John Barrymore (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Melbourne Spurr .... publicity photographer (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Frank Donnellan .... wardrobe manager
 
Other crew
Bryan Foy .... comedy construction (as Bryant Foy)
Ned Mann .... technical director (as Ned Herbert Mann)
 

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Runtime:
99 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Silent (musical score)
Certification:
Canada:G (Ontario)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
This film was considered lost for many years until a copy, with the original tinting, was found in the late 1960s in the personal archive of Mary Pickford.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When Francois Villon is stripped and whipped in the dungeon the lacerations on his torso move between shots.See more »
Quotes:
François Villon:Every man has two souls - one for the world, and one for the woman he loves.See more »
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5 out of 17 people found the following review useful.
2 wonderful slices of ham, 22 September 1998
Author: anonymous from London, England

Just love the interplay between two great characters of stage & screen - Veidt & Barrymore

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