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The Last Remake of Beau Geste (1977)

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The priceless Blue Water sapphire is coveted by the heirs of Sir Hector Geste - his new wife, Flavia; his daughter, Isabel; and his adopted twin sons, heroic Beau and pathetic Digby. When ... See full summary »

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Flavia Geste
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Sheikh
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Sir Hector
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General Pecheur
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Governor
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Sheikh's Aide & Camel Salesman
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The priceless Blue Water sapphire is coveted by the heirs of Sir Hector Geste - his new wife, Flavia; his daughter, Isabel; and his adopted twin sons, heroic Beau and pathetic Digby. When Sir Hector takes to his deathbed (where he remains for the duration of the film), Beau absconds with the stone, to keep it from his stepmother. Flavia pursues him to North Africa, dispensing sexual favors to promote her schemes. Written by <rth@ece.arizona.edu>

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A DIFFERENT kind of love story

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Comedy | Adventure

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16 December 1977 (Denmark)  »

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A Mais Louca Aventura de Beau Geste  »

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Trivia

Star Ann-Margret once said of working with Marty Feldman: "I expected him to be loud, but he was very calm. He maintained a sense of humor throughout, during the rains and everything, while those around him were falling apart. You'd never know it was his first film as a director". See more »

Goofs

When the soldiers are singing as they make their way to the fort, the mouth movements are out of sync with the song being sung. See more »

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Sir Hector: She just lost her seventh husband.
Beau Geste: Lost or mislaid?
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Referenced in Hope Island: Batten Down the Hatches (1999) See more »

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Hooray for Hollywood
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Music by Richard A. Whiting
Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
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This movie is hilarious, wish it was on DVD!
26 June 2005 | by (California, USA) – See all my reviews

I had not seen the original Beau Geste, with Gary Cooper in the title role, when I saw this movie. After seeing this movie, including a *hilarious* 'cameo' of Gary Cooper, I watched the original. It only made me appreciate the humor in the Last Remake even more. The Last Remake (were there ever previous remakes?) parodies the story completely, but every other scene makes you laugh. The scene with Gary Cooper would almost certainly not be allowed on TV today due to censorship so you'll have to buy this movie on, ick, VHS to see it. But at a time when new releases are $10+ to see not including popcorn, paying about $20 for a VHS of this movie, and being able to show it to friends and watch it over and over, is worth it. Trust me on this :).

"So that's why you talk so slow Big G."


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