Evelyn Brent, Gary Cooper (center) and Noah Beery.
Photograph: Silent Era image collection.
B&W : Seven reels / 6704 feet
Directed by John Waters
Cast: Gary Cooper [Major Henri de Beaujolais], Evelyn Brent [Mary Vanbrough], William Powell [Becque], Noah Beery (Sr.) [Sheik El Hammel], Roscoe Karns [Buddy], Mitchell Lewis [Suleman the Strong], Arnold Kent [Raoul de Redon], Raoul Paoli [Dufour], Joan Standing [Maudie], Frank Reicher [General de Beaujolais], Oscar Smith [Djikki], H.J. Uttenhore
Paramount Famous Lasky Corporation production; distributed by Paramount Pictures Corporation. / Produced by Adolph Zukor and Jesse L. Lasky. Scenario by Tom J. Geraghty, from the novel Beau Sabreur by Percival Christopher Wren. Unit managers, Arthur Koch and Sidney Street. Assistant directors, Charles Barton and R.L. Johnson. Cinematography by C. Edgar Schoenbaum. Second cameraman, Harry Hollenberger. Aikley cameraman, James Knot. Assistant cameramen, Ralph Burdick, Paul Lockwood, Lloyd Ahern and Martin Cornica. Intertitles by Julian Johnson. Edited by Rose Lowenger. Presented by Adolph Zukor and Jesse L. Lasky. / Released 7 January 1928. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / A semi-sequel to Beau Geste (1926). Powell’s 29th film. / Silent film.
Survival status: The film is presumed lost.
Current rights holder: (unknown)
Keywords: Deserts - Swords
Listing updated: 31 March 2004.
References: Quirk-Colman p. 99; Quirk-Powell pp. 22, 82-83; Thompson-Lost pp. xix, 201.