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The Vagabond King
Directed by:
Michael Curtiz

"The Vagabond King" (also known as "Re vagabondo, Il") is a Musical film directed by Michael Curtiz, released on August 29 of 1956 in the USA . Kathryn Grayson is starring, alongside Rita Moreno, Cedric Hardwicke, Walter Hampden, Leslie Nielsen and William Prince.

Who is the director of "The Vagabond King":

The Vagabond King was directed by Michael Curtiz, a director, producer, actor, and writer.

Before making The Vagabond King, Michael Curtiz had directed The Scarlet Hour, released in 1956, We're No Angels (1955), White Christmas (1954), The Egyptian (1954), The Boy from Oklahoma (1954), and Trouble Along the Way (1953). Since, he directed The Best Things in Life Are Free, released in 1956, The Helen Morgan Story (1957), The Proud Rebel (1958), King Creole (1958), The Hangman (1959), and The Man in the Net (1959).

What was the release date of "The Vagabond King":

The Vagabond King was initally released in the United States on Wednesday, August 29, 1956.. This was sixty-three (63) years ago.

It has been released on Wednesday, December 12, 1956 in Japan.

Who is at the casting of "The Vagabond King":

At the casting of The Vagabond King we find Kathryn Grayson, previously seen in Kiss Me Kate (1953) and So This Is Love (1953); Rita Moreno (The King and I (1956), The Lieutenant Wore Skirts (1956)); Cedric Hardwicke (Gaby (1956), Helen of Troy (1956)) [ more... ]

  • Leslie Nielsen and William Prince also appeared in Nuts, released in 1987.
  • Leslie Nielsen and Gregory Morton can both be seen in Counterpoint, released in 1967.
  • Cedric Hardwicke and Walter Hampden also appeared in The Hunchback of Notre Dame, released in 1939.
  • Kathryn Grayson and Rita Moreno also appeared together in The Toast of New Orleans, released in 1950.

What is the Storyline of "The Vagabond King":

In fifteenth century France, the irreverent beggar François Villon (tenor Oreste Kirkop) is crowned "king for a day" by King Louis XI (Walter Hampden). He patriotically rallies his fellow beggars to fight when Paris is invaded by the Burgundians. Kathryn Grayson stars as the high-born heroine, and Rita Moreno as the lusty low-born wench, whose love for Villon eventually costs her her life.


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