The Beloved Rogue
The Beloved Rogue (1927)

Matinee idol John Barrymore is legendary French vagabond-poet Francois Villon, appointed King for one day by Louis XI (Conrad Veidt) -- and thereby saving his beloved Paris from invasion. Barrymore's performance ranges from slapstick to… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: June 24, 2002
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Sean Axmaker

[Barrymore] throws himself into the swashbuckling scenes, leaping across roofs less like an action hero than a child of the streets who hasn't quite grown up...

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

A film truly worthy of Barrymore -- a big, beautifully designed production by the great William Cameron Menzies the also great -- and sadly neglected -- Alan Crosland.

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Byron Brubaker
The place, Paris. The time, the 15th century. An introductory title card says that the time of Joan of Arc is past and France is still trying to maintain its… More