Why remake BEAU GESTE when it was so good the first two times around? Well, Universal had the rights to the story and some hot TV actors and thought they could sneak it past an unsuspecting public. As it turned out, this third version is not nearly as dismal as one might expect, and is
much more fun than the subsequent comedy version starring Marty Feldman, THE LAST REMAKE OF BEAU GESTE.
In Ronald Colman's silent 1926 version and the more popular Gary Cooper edition of 1939, there were three Geste brothers; this time out there are only two, Americans Stockwell and McClure. They have joined the Foreign Legion after Stockwell took the rap for a crime he didn't com...