Beau Geste 84 years old

THUNDERING DRAMA!

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.

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Beau Geste Cast

Name Character
J. Carrol Naish He was 43, 77 years old when he died as Rasinoff
Ray Milland He was 32, 79 years old when he died as John Geste
Brian Donlevy He was 38, 71 years old when he died as Sergeant Markoff
Susan Hayward She was 22, 57 years old when she died as Isobel Rivers
Ann Gillis She was 12, 90 years old when she died as Isobel Rivers (as a Child)
Broderick Crawford He was 27, 74 years old when he died as Hank Miller
Donald O'Connor He was 13, 78 years old when he died as Beau Geste (as a Child)
James Burke He was 52, 81 years old when he died as Lieutenant Dufour
Harvey Stephens He was 37, 85 years old when he died as Lieutenant Martin
Joseph E. Bernard He was 59, 78 years old when he died as Legionnaire (uncredited)
Barry Macollum He was 50, 81 years old when he died as Krenke
Robert Preston He was 21, 68 years old when he died as Digby Geste
Nestor Paiva He was 34, 61 years old when he died as Corporal Golas (uncredited)
Heather Thatcher She was 42, 90 years old when she died as Lady Patricia Brandon
Stanley Andrews He was 47, 77 years old when he died as Maris
George Chandler He was 41, 86 years old when he died as Legionnaire Cordier (uncredited)
Harry Worth He was 21, 71 years old when he died as Corporal (uncredited)
Thomas E. Jackson He was 53, 81 years old when he died as Colonel in Recruiting Office (uncredited)
David Holt He was 11, 76 years old when he died as Augustus Brandon (as a Child)
George Regas He was 48, 50 years old when he died as Arab Scout (uncredited)
Francis McDonald He was 47, 77 years old when he died as Arab Scout (uncredited)
James Stephenson He was 50, 52 years old when he died as Major Henri de Beaujolais
Harold Huber He was 29, 49 years old when he died as Voisin
Gino Corrado He was 46, 89 years old when he died as Recruit Wearing Top Hat (uncredited)
Henry Brandon He was 27, 78 years old when he died as Renouf, another deserter
G.P. Huntley He was 35, 67 years old when he died as Augustus Brandon
Gary Cooper He was 38, 60 years old when he died as Beau Geste
Harry Woods He was 50, 79 years old when he died as Renoir
Bob Kortman He was 51, 79 years old when he died as Maharaja's Agent (uncredited)
Albert Dekker He was 33, 62 years old when he died as Schwartz
Martin Spellman He was 13, now 98 years old as Digby Geste (as a Child)
Joe Whitehead as Sergeant (uncredited)
Bob Perry He was 60, 83 years old when he died as Bald Legionnaire (uncredited)
Arthur Aylesworth He was 55, 62 years old when he died as Renault, a deserter
Charles Barton He was 37, 79 years old when he died as Buddy McMonigal
Frank Dawson as Burdon - Butler (uncredited)
Duke Green He was 38, 83 years old when he died as Legionnaire Glock (uncredited)
Joe Gray He was 27, 58 years old when he died as Legionnaire (uncredited)

Beau Geste Crew

Name Department
Hans Dreier as Art Direction. He was 53 (81) years old when He died Art
Archie Stout as Director of Photography. He was 53 (86) years old when He died Camera
A.E. Freudeman as Set Decoration. Art
Theodor Sparkuhl as Director of Photography. He was 44 (51) years old when He died Camera
Walter Oberst as Sound Recordist. He was 41 (55) years old when He died Sound
Percival Christopher Wren as Novel. Writing
William LeBaron as Executive Producer. He was 56 (74) years old when He died Production
William A. Wellman as Director. He was 43 (79) years old when He died Directing
William A. Wellman as Producer. He was 43 (79) years old when He died Production
Robert Carson as Screenplay. He was 29 (73) years old when He died Writing
Robert Odell as Art Direction. He was 94 (139) years old when He died Art
Richard Talmadge as Second Unit Director. He was 46 (88) years old when He died Directing
Edward B. Powell as Music Arranger. He was 30 (75) years old when He died Sound
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Beau Geste (84 years)

THUNDERING DRAMA!

  • Release day: Monday, July 24, 1939
  • Runtime: 112 minutes