About the film
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Release Date: July 24, 1939
|Genres||:||Adventure, Drama, War|
|Director||:||William A. Wellman|
|Producers||:||William A. Wellman, William LeBaron|
|Writers||:||Robert Carson, Percival Christopher Wren|
Academy Award winners Gary Cooper and Ray Milland star along with Robert Preston in the epic adventure Beau Geste. When three brothers join the Foreign Legion to escape a troubled past, they find themselves trapped under the command of a sadistic sergeant deep in the scorching Sahara. Now the brothers must fight for their lives as they plot mutiny against tyranny and defend a desert fortress against a brutal enemy. Nominated for 2 Academy Awards, Beau Geste has been universally acclaimed by generations of critics and audiences alike as a true motion picture classic.