Written and directed by funnyman Marty Feldman (best remembered for his appearances in Mel Brooks' spoofs YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN and SILENT MOVIE), THE LAST REMAKE OF BEAU GESTE puts a comic spin on the classic 1939 Foreign Legion adventure. Beau Geste (essayed by Gary Cooper in the original)
is now played by York; his brother Digby (originally Robert Preston) is played by Feldman. As in the 1939 version, the plot revolves around Beau's heroics in the desert and the disappearance of a priceless family gem, but into this story Feldman tosses anything and everything--some of it funny,
some not so funny. Perhaps the best aspect of this rather haphazard production is the c...