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.

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  1. Percival Christopher Wren


  2. Robert Carson


  3. William A. Wellman


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  1. Gary Cooper

    Gary Cooper

    Michael 'Beau' Geste

  2. Ray Milland

    Ray Milland

    John Geste

  3. Robert Preston

    Robert Preston

    Digby Geste

  4. Brian Donlevy

    Brian Donlevy

    Sgt. Markoff

  5. Susan Hayward

    Susan Hayward

    Isobel Rivers

  6. J. Carrol Naish

    J. Carrol Naish


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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 52m

Budget $112.00

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  • July 24, 1939



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