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Outpost in Morocco (1949)

 -  Action | Adventure  -  2 May 1949 (USA)
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Capt. Gerard, greatest lover in the Foreign Legion, is assigned to escort an emir's daughter to her father's mountain citadel and find out what he can about the emir's activities. Gerard ... See full summary »

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Lt. Glysko
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Emir of Bel-Rashad
Crane Whitley ...
Caid Osman
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Capt. Gerard, greatest lover in the Foreign Legion, is assigned to escort an emir's daughter to her father's mountain citadel and find out what he can about the emir's activities. Gerard enjoys his work with lovely Cara, but arrives to find rebellion brewing. Can the garrison be reinforced in time? Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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2 May 1949 (USA)  »

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Aufruhr in Marokko  »

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Extras were provided by the French Foreign Legion and the Moroccan Spahi cavalry. See more »

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Bamboule: Knowing the captain, I'd look for him in some nice, cool room with a sultry lady.
Orderly: There are so many sultry ladies in Tesket.
Bamboule: Uh huh. Interesting problem, isn't it?
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Remote locale, some romance and tribal strife
26 September 2001 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

A bleak, remote setting is the background for this Foreign Legion tale of adventure which moves along steadily with few dull moments, at least for me.

I thoroughly enjoyed seeing Akim Tamiroff in his role as Lieutenant Glysko. He certainly excels as a character actor, breathing new life into whatever role he takes on. There's quite an exciting battle scene midway and some fierce racing horses as a battle unfolds.

George Raft and Marie Windsor were seldom at the top of my charts yet they are well suited in this film and meld nicely in the romantic episodes. I'd regard this one as standard entertainment, no frills.


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