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Abbott and Costello in the Foreign Legion (1950)

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80 min | Adventure, Comedy

Two Brooklyn wrestling promoters go to French Algeria in search of a famous Algerian wrestler but accidentally end-up in the French Foreign Legion.
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Writers
D.D. Beauchamp (story) | John Grant (screenplay) | Martin Ragaway (screenplay) | Leonard Stern (screenplay)
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Release date
Aug 5, 1950 (United States)

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41 cast members
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Bud Abbott
Bud Jones Bud Jones   See fewer
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Lou Costello
Lou Hotchkiss Lou Hotchkiss   See fewer
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Patricia Medina
Nicole Dupre Nicole Dupre   See fewer
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Walter Slezak
Sgt. Axmann Sgt. Axmann   See fewer
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Douglass Dumbrille
Sheik Hamud El Khalid Sheik Hamud El Khalid   See fewer
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Leon Belasco
Hassam--Auctioneer Hassam--Auctioneer   See fewer
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Marc Lawrence
Frankie--Loan Shark Frankie--Loan Shark   See fewer
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William 'Wee Willie' Davis
Abdullah (as Wee Willie Davis) Abdullah (as Wee Willie Davis)   See fewer
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Tor Johnson
Abou Ben Abou Ben   See fewer
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Sammy Menacker
Bertram the Magnificent (as Sam Menacker) Bertram the Magnificent (as Sam Menacker)   See fewer
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Jack Raymond
Ali Ami Ali Ami   See fewer
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Fred Nurney
Commandant Commandant   See fewer
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Eric Alden
Arab (uncredited) Arab (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bobby Barber
Arab on Jeep's Hood (uncredited) Arab on Jeep's Hood (uncredited)   See fewer
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Baynes Barron
Orderly (uncredited) Orderly (uncredited)   See fewer
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Guy Beach
Saleem with False Teeth (uncredited) Saleem with False Teeth (uncredited)   See fewer
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Barry Brooks
Private (uncredited) Private (uncredited)   See fewer
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Candy Candido
Skeleton (voice) (uncredited) Skeleton (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jeff Chandler
Narrator (voice) (uncredited) Narrator (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Cliff
Lieutenant (uncredited) Lieutenant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Davidson
Thug (uncredited) Thug (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bob Evans
Corporal (uncredited) Corporal (uncredited)   See fewer
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David Gorcey
Newsboy (uncredited) Newsboy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Chuck Hamilton
Thug (uncredited) Thug (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charmienne Harker
Arab Girl (uncredited) Arab Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ted Hecht
Arab Proprietor (uncredited) Arab Proprietor (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Magrill
Corporal (uncredited) Corporal (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Malet
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Ernesto Molinari
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Alberto Morin
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Peter Ortiz
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Ann Robinson
Bathing Suit Girl in Mirage (uncredited) Bathing Suit Girl in Mirage (uncredited)   See fewer
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Buddy Roosevelt
Orderly (uncredited) Orderly (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Roper
Guard (uncredited) Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dan Seymour
Josef (uncredited) Josef (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mahmud Shaikhaly
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Jack Shutta
Thug (uncredited) Thug (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Wilson
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Guy Zanette
Corporal (uncredited) Corporal (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.6 / 10 | 2,587 votes