Passed | | Action, Adventure, Drama
Three adopted English brothers join the French Foreign Legion in North Africa, after one of them steals their adoptive family's famous heirloom sapphire.
This remake of the 1926 film (Beau Geste (1926)) was shot on the same sets at the same locations in Yuma, AZ, as the original.
The jewel you stole. I want it.
Michael 'Beau' Geste: I have no jewel.
Markoff: I know you have.
Michael 'Beau' Geste: I haven't.
Markoff: Are you sure?
Michael 'Beau' Geste: Quite sure.
Markoff: I advise you to change your mind. Otherwise, when this is over, I may have to shoot you to make sure.
Michael 'Beau' Geste: I understand, Sergeant.
Markoff: You mean you'd ...
Michael 'Beau' Geste: No...
It is night when Markoff and the others go into the barracks to stop the mutiny, but it is midmorning when they come out.
Opening credits prologue: "The love of a man for a woman wanes and waxes like the moon . . . but the love of brother for brother is steadfast as the stars, and endures like the word of the prophet."
. . . Arabian Proverb.
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