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Less ambitious than his previous , Julien Duvivier's La Bandera is nonetheless more entertaining. A Foreign Legion yarn, La Bandera downplays spectacular battle scenes in favor of a romantic triangle. Accused of murder, Pierre (Jean Gabin) joins the Legion, with detective Lucas (Robert Le Vigan) hot on his trail. Both Pierre and Lucas fall in love with beautiful Bedouin girl Aischa (Annabella), which only intensifies their hatred of one another. The two antagonists are eventually forced to bury the hatchet when fighting shoulder to shoulder against uprising natives. The ending is rather startling, inasmuch as the audience was expected the actor with the best screen billing to get the girl. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Cast

Jean Gabin
as Pierre Cilieth
Annabella
as Aischa la Sloaui
Pierre Renoir
as Le Capitaine Weller
Charles Granval
as Le Segovien
Gaston Modot
as Le Legionnaire Muller

Crew

Julien Duvivier
Director
Julien Duvivier
Screenwriter
Roland Manuel
Screenwriter
Charles Spaak
Screenwriter
Marc Fossard
Cinematographer
Jules Kruger
Cinematographer
Roland Manuel
Composer (Music Score)
Martha Poncin
Editor
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