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Captain Gallant of The Foreign Legion Volumes 1 & 2 (2-DVD)

A 2-DVD set containing eight Saturday morning classic episodes.
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DVD Features:

  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 3 hours, 8 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released:
  • Label: Alpha Video
  • 2-Disc Set
  • Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame
  • Audio:
    • (unspecified) - English

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Description by OLDIES.com:

In the harsh desert of North Africa, Captain Michael Gallant of the Foreign Legion is stationed on a peacekeeping mission. While gangs and bandits disrupt local villages, Gallant commands a post of well-trained Legionnaires, leading them into battle and delivering justice wherever it is needed.

Buster Crabbe stars as Captain Gallant. Crabbe's real-life son, Cullen Crabbe, plays the role of an orphaned boy that Gallant raises as his own son. This classic television series also co-stars comedy side-kick veteran Fuzzy Knight and features officers from actual Legion outposts in Morocco.

Spirit Of Corps: Novak, a new transfer with a bad record, brutally bullies the other men. Forced into battle alongside his fellow Legionnaires, he learns an important lesson.

The Search: A wealthy tourist visiting North Africa is kidnapped in a public marketplace and held for ransom. The investigation leaves the Legion with more questions about the victim than his whereabouts.

Dr. Legionnaire: On an expedition across the desert, the company is surrounded by hostile natives. Captain Gallant and the Legion's doctor agree to be held as hostages in order to spare the lives of the others.

Legion Is Our Home: A former German soldier joins the Foreign Legion and is accused of murdering an old girlfriend's brother.

Camel Race: Convinced he has the fastest camel in the desert, Fuzzy persuades all of the officers to bet their life-savings on a rigged race.

Cuffy's Good Deed: Cuffy helps an Italian woman search for her missing son who left home years ago to become a Legionnaire.

Revenge: A murderer awaiting execution escapes from jail and promises to kill Captain Gallant for putting him away.

The Boy Who Found Christmas: Captain Gallant has promised Cuffy a trip to America for Christmas, but all of the Legion's gifts are stolen from their caravan and the Captain is unable to keep his word. Cuffy runs away in search of his presents, but instead, finds the true meaning of Christmas.

Product Description:

First airing on NBC in 1955, this classic television series follows the adventures of Foreign Legion captain Michael Gallant (Buster Crabbe), the orphan he adopts (played by Cullen Crabbe, Buster's real-life son), and his pal and colleague Private Fuzzy Knight. Posted in the desert lands of North Africa, Gallant is in charge of protecting the peace and keeping an eye on his fellow Legionnaires. With gangs and criminals ready to cause trouble at any moment, the captain has his work cut out for him. Reflecting a 1950s purity, Captain Gallant was a positive role model for children, and for his adopted son, Cuffy. This combination of the first two volumes contains eight classic episodes.

Product Description:

This Two DVD Set contains 8 saturday morning classic episodes

Plot Keywords:

Action | Classic Television | Fathers And Sons | Friendships

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  • Sales Rank: 12,904
  • UPC: 089218962591
  • Shipping Weight: 0.47/lbs (approx)
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