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Under Two Flags (1936)

Approved | | Adventure, Romance | 1 May 1936 (USA)
Sergeant Victor comes to the French Foreign Legion after taking the blame for his brother's crime. Cigarette falls in love with him though Major Doyle is in love with her. Doyle sends ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Sgt. Victor
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Cigarette
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Maj. Doyle
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Lady Venetia Cunningham
Gregory Ratoff ...
Ivan
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Capt. Menzies
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Lt. Petaine
Herbert Mundin ...
Rake
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Cafard (scenes deleted)
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Lord Seraph
J. Edward Bromberg ...
Col, Ferol
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Sidi-Ben Youssiff
Fritz Leiber ...
French Governor
Thomas Beck ...
Pierre
William Ricciardi ...
Cigarette's Father
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Sergeant Victor comes to the French Foreign Legion after taking the blame for his brother's crime. Cigarette falls in love with him though Major Doyle is in love with her. Doyle sends Victor on dangerous assignments to be rid of him. He falls in love with Lady Venetia Cunningham, a visitor to the garrison. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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1 May 1936 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Sob Duas Bandeiras  »

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$1,500,000 (estimated)
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(copyright length) | (re-release) (re-edited)

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(Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Professional knife thrower Steve Clemente was supposed to hit the post next to Ronald Colman with his knife, but the crowding caused it to be deflected and Colman was hit in the chest by the handle. See more »

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Referenced in Have You Got Any Castles? (1938) See more »

Soundtracks

The Glow Worm
(1902) (uncredited)
Music by Paul Lincke
English lyrics by Lilla Cayley Robinson
Played as background music at the cafe
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Adventures and loves in the French Foreign Legion.
26 August 2011 | by (Spain) – See all my reviews

Adventure movie cantered around a cheerful soldier in the French Foreign Legion "Sgt Victor "(Ronald Colman), who his immediate supervisor" JC Doyle "(Victor McLaglen), cordially detested and did not just decide between the love of a simple peasant and open" Cigarette "(Claudette Colbert) and a refined and aristocratic lady. This is the remake of the novel "Ouida" and adapted with remarkable success for the silent movies.

Director Frank Lloyd, offers us an entertaining film full of adventure and full of topics of the mythology of the French Foreign Legion, where we found a rival in love triangle between the three protagonists.


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