Beau Geste


Categories: Adventure, Drama, War
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.

Status: Released IMDb
Release date: 1939-07-24
Run time: 112 minute / 1:52
Director: William A. Wellman
Writer: Robert Carson
Production Company : Paramount
Production Country: United States of America



Gary Cooper
as Beau Geste
Ray Milland
as John Geste
Robert Preston
as Digby Geste
Brian Donlevy
as Sergeant Markoff
Susan Hayward
as Isobel Rivers
J. Carrol Naish
as Rasinoff
Albert Dekker
as Schwartz
Broderick Crawford
as Hank Miller
Charles Barton
as Buddy McMonigal
James Stephenson
as Major Henri de Beaujolais
Heather Thatcher
as Lady Patricia Brandon
James Burke
as Lieutenant Dufour
G.P. Huntley
as Augustus Brandon
Harold Huber
as Voisin
Donald O'Connor
as Beau Geste (as a Child)
Billy Cook
as John Geste (as a Child)
Martin Spellman
as Digby Geste (as a Child)
Ann Gillis
as Isobel Rivers (as a Child)
David Holt
as Augustus Brandon (as a Child)
Harvey Stephens
as Lieutenant Martin
Stanley Andrews
as Maris
Harry Woods
as Renoir
Arthur Aylesworth
as Renault, a deserter
Henry Brandon
as Renouf, another deserter
Barry Macollum
as Krenke
Ronald R. Rondell
as A Bugler
Joseph E. Bernard
as Legionnaire (uncredited)
George Chandler
as Legionnaire Cordier (uncredited)
Joseph William Cody
as Legionnaire (uncredited)
Joe Colling
as Trumpeter O. Leo (uncredited)
Gino Corrado
as Recruit Wearing Top Hat (uncredited)
Frank Dawson
as Burdon - Butler (uncredited)
Joe Gray
as Legionnaire (uncredited)
Duke Green
as Legionnaire Glock (uncredited)
Thomas E. Jackson
as Colonel in Recruiting Office (uncredited)
Gladys Jeans
as Girl in Saida Cafe (uncredited)
Bob Kortman
as Maharaja's Agent (uncredited)
Larry Lawson
as Legionnaire (uncredited)
Tony Martelli
as Minor Role (uncredited)
Francis McDonald
as Arab Scout (uncredited)
Nestor Paiva
as Corporal Golas (uncredited)
Bob Perry
as Bald Legionnaire (uncredited)
George Regas
as Arab Scout (uncredited)
Jerome Storm
as Sergeant Major (uncredited)
Henry Sylvester
as Legionnaire (uncredited)
Carl Voss
as Legionnaire (uncredited)
Joe Whitehead
as Sergeant (uncredited)
Harry Worth
as Corporal (uncredited)
Costume & Make-Up
Edith Head Costume Design

Alfred Newman Original Music Composer

Hans Dreier Art Direction

William A. Wellman Director

William A. Wellman Producer

Robert Carson Screenplay

Archie Stout Director of Photography

A.E. Freudeman Set Decoration

Theodor Sparkuhl Director of Photography

Walter Oberst Sound Recordist

Richard Talmadge Second Unit Director

Percival Christopher Wren Novel

William LeBaron Executive Producer

Robert Odell Art Direction

Edward B. Powell Music Arranger

Thomas Scott Editor

Hugo Grenzbach Sound Recordist

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