Herbert Brenon

  • Herbert Brenon – Beau Geste (1926)

    1921-1930DramaHerbert BrenonSilentUSA

    IMDb user comments
    Both this original and the Wellman remake are marvellous Golden Age films – it’s difficult to compare silents with talkies, or either to the book. In the book you use your imagination, this 1926 original had a cast of thousands, ’39 was a populist version with identical screenplay, full orchestra and name changes, ’66 only had 2 brothers and muzak, whilst if made today would probably have nothing real in it at all.Read More »

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