Beau Geste


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.

Beau Geste (1939) Directed by William A. Wellman. 112mins.

Gary Cooper - Beau Geste
Ray Milland - John Geste
Robert Preston - Digby Geste
Brian Donlevy - Sergeant Markoff

Also starring Susan Hayward, J. Carrol Naish, Albert Dekker and Broderick Crawford.

Based on the classic adventure novel by P.C. Wren, first published in 1924.

One of Coop's most famous films.

Oscar nominations for Best Supporting Actor (Brian Donlevy) and Best Art Direction.

Tagline - AGAIN...the three Gestes face a thousand dangers of the Sahara for each other...and love!