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Outpost in Morocco (1949)

Not Rated | | Action, Adventure | 2 May 1949 (USA)
After escorting an Emir's daughter to her father's stronghold, French Foreign Legion Captain Gerard's unit joins an isolated Moroccan outpost facing imminent attack by rebel Bedouin tribes.

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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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Actually filmed in the heretofore forbidden zones of Morocco with the roughest, toughest sons-of-adventure ... The French Foreign Legion !

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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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Not a particularly engaging film
7 August 2017 | by See all my reviews

George Raft is a French Legionnaire who leads a convoy to bring the Emir's daughter Marie Windsor safely home. He learns that her father is buying guns and planning to rise up against the French, so he has to oppose him even though he's fallen in love with her daughter. As is often the case, Raft is a dud in this one, and the silly, strictly by the numbers plot is barely saved by the presence of Windsor (not exactly convincing as an Arab) and Akim Tamiroff as Raft's second in command.


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