First Photoplay Edition, illustrated with scenes from the Paramount Picture starring Dennis King and Jeanette MacDonald. Photoplay title of the novel, If I Were King. The story takes place in medieval France. Poet-rogue Francois Villon is sentenced to hang by King Louis XI for writing derogatory verses about him. Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket, light soiling, shallow chips to spine ends and flap corners, few short closed tears.