Director:

Victor Fleming

Cinematographer:

L. W. O'Connell

Editor:

Harold Schuster

Production Company:

Fox Film Corp.
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BIBLIOGRAPHIC SOURCES
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DATE
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Film Daily
9 Nov 1930.
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New York Times
8 Nov 1930
p. 21.
Variety
12 Nov 1930
p. 32.
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LITERARY
Based on the novel Le Renégat by André Armandy (Paris, 1929).
SONGS
"I Got What I Wanted," words and music by Cliff Friend and Jimmy Monaco.
DETAILS
Release Date:
26 October 1930
Copyright Claimant:
Fox Film Corp.
Copyright Date:
3 October 1930
Copyright Number:
LP1648
Physical Properties:
Sound
Movietone
Black and White
Length(in feet):
8,400
Length(in reels):
11
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

At Fort Amalfa, outpost of the Foreign Legion in Morocco, four rebellious legionnaires are jailed: Deucalion, a French officer betrayed by Eleanore, a spy; Machwurth, a German; Biloxi, an American; and Vologuine, a Russian. They escape and join the defense of a nearby post, where their bravery wins them military honors. To avenge himself, Deucalion attempts to strangle Eleanore, but native police interfere; thinking they have caused the death of a policeman, all but Biloxi desert. Deucalion becomes military leader of an Arab tribe, kidnaps Eleanore, and has her treated as a servant. Eleanore plans revenge by winning the favor of the Arab ruler; meanwhile, Machwurth and Biloxi, on a gunrunning expedition, are attacked by legionnaires, but they are saved by the Arabs. Deucalion enters the fort under a truce, but his former captain refuses to surrender; realizing he is a despised renegade, Deucalion gives his life to save the legionnaires when his own band attacks the ... +


At Fort Amalfa, outpost of the Foreign Legion in Morocco, four rebellious legionnaires are jailed: Deucalion, a French officer betrayed by Eleanore, a spy; Machwurth, a German; Biloxi, an American; and Vologuine, a Russian. They escape and join the defense of a nearby post, where their bravery wins them military honors. To avenge himself, Deucalion attempts to strangle Eleanore, but native police interfere; thinking they have caused the death of a policeman, all but Biloxi desert. Deucalion becomes military leader of an Arab tribe, kidnaps Eleanore, and has her treated as a servant. Eleanore plans revenge by winning the favor of the Arab ruler; meanwhile, Machwurth and Biloxi, on a gunrunning expedition, are attacked by legionnaires, but they are saved by the Arabs. Deucalion enters the fort under a truce, but his former captain refuses to surrender; realizing he is a despised renegade, Deucalion gives his life to save the legionnaires when his own band attacks the fort. +

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