If I Were King (1938)

Director
Frank Lloyd

Main cast
Ronald Colman; Basil Rathbone; Frances Dee; Ellen Drew; C.V. France

Genres
Adventure, History

Description
In 1463, Paris is besieged by the Duke of Burgundy, arch-rival of the king, who is content to sit tight while the poor starve. But there are traitors in Paris, and King Louis goes undercover to find one, thereby meeting Francois Villon, poet, philosopher and rogue. By chance Villon kills the king's traitor and is ordered to replace him...as Grand Constable of France! But there's a catch.


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