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“Outpost in Morocco” - French Foreign Legion Desert Adventure
released on May 2, 1949
running time 66 minutes

The Actors: George Raft (Captain Paul Gerard), Marie Windsor (Cara), Akim Tamiroff (Lieutenant Glysko, Fronval's aide), John Litel (Colonel D. Pascal), Erno Verebes (Bamboule, Gerard's orderly), Eduard Franz (Emir of Bel-Rashad), Crane Whitley (Caid Osman, the Emir's aide), Damian O'Flynn (Commandant Louis Fronval), Michael Ansara (rifle dispener), Ralph Brooks (nightclub patron), John Doucette (card playing soldier), James Nolan (Legionnaire Colonel's Aide), Suzanne Ridgway (nightclub patron), Ivan Triesault (tribal leader)

The French Foreign Legion Orders You to Seduce the Emir's Daughter

Marie Windsor and George RaftOkay, so think about an army outpost in the American wild west surrounded by warring Indians . . . a lover-boy soldier woos the beautiful daughter of an Indian Chief in order to learn the battle plans of the tribe. . .

Now think the same story plot, but the outpost is manned by the French Foreign Legion on the sand-swept landscape of Morocco. Casablanca is far away, and the lonely outpost is near the great palace of the Emir of Bel-Rashad, and he has devious plans to attack the nearby outpost and kill all of the French Legionnaires, including our leading man George Raft, who is the heroically decorated Captain Paul Gerard.

Cara, played by Marie Windsor, is the beautiful daughter of the Emir of Bel-Rashad, and she is returning from her college studies in Paris. Captain Gerard, the Casanova of the French Foreign Legion, is ordered to lead her caravan through the desert to her father’s palace. His commanding officer orders him to romance the young lady during the trip to her palace so that he might secretly spy on the Emir and learn what their plans of attack are.

Captain Gerard is successful in his romantic quest, but maybe not in time to save the outpost from destruction by the attacking Moroccans. This adventure was filmed in the hot desert sands of Morocco in 1949 at real outpost and palace locations, thanks to the blessing and aid from the Moroccan Royal Family, and real French Foreign Legionnaires stationed in Morocco were used as extras. Pop a big bowl of white kernel popcorn with plenty of warm melted butter drizzled over it and enjoy the show.

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