Beau Geste Poster

Release Date: 1939

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 54 min

Plot Summary
Beau, John and Digby Geste are brothers who join the Foreign Legion, where they fall under the rule of tyrannical Sergeant Markoff. Beau and John are assigned to Fort Zinderneuf, where Markoff tries to break their spirit, aware of a dark family secret concerning a fabulous jewel one of them carries. As tensions rise, Arabs attack the fort and rivalries must be thrown aside in a desperate battle for life.

Cast: Gary Cooper, Ray Milland, Robert Preston, Brian Donlevy, Susan Hayward, J. Carrol Naish, Albert Dekker, Broderick Crawford

Director: William A. Wellman

Genres: Adventure

Production Co: Paramount

Keywords: Fall, Rivalry, 1930s, Rise, Suspenseful, England, Inspiring, Escape, Brother, Soldier

Awards

Nominated Art Direction
Nominated Actor in a Supporting Role