PG | | Adventure, Comedy, War
An aging Sir Hector Geste (Trevor Howard) takes a young greedy wife who's after his famed Blue Water sapphire, but his sons hide the gem and join the French Foreign Legion in North Africa.
The nickname of Dagobert Geste (Marty Feldman) was "Digby".
She just lost her seventh husband.
Beau Geste: Lost or mislaid?
When the soldiers are singing as they make their way to the fort, the mouth movements are out of sync with the song being sung.
NBC edited 11 minutes from this film for its 1982 network television premiere.