The Legion of the Condemned1928

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The Legion of the Condemned
Directed by:
William A. Wellman

Starring Gary Cooper, Fay Wray, Barry Norton, Lane Chandler, Francis McDonald and George Voya, "The Legion of the Condemned" (also known as "Squadriglia degli eroi, La") is a Drama/War film directed by William A. Wellman, released on March 10 of 1928 in the USA.

Who is the director of "The Legion of the Condemned":

The Legion of the Condemned was directed by William A. Wellman, an American director, producer, writer, and actor.

Before directing The Legion of the Condemned, William A. Wellman had directed Wings, released in 1927, The Boob (1926). Since, he directed Ladies of the Mob, released in 1928, Beggars of Life (1928), Other Men's Women (1931), The Public Enemy (1931), Night Nurse (1931), and The Hatchet Man (1932).

When was "The Legion of the Condemned" released:

The Legion of the Condemned was first released on Saturday, March 10, 1928, in the United States. Another film released on Saturday, March 10, 1928 is Red Hair (dir. Clarence G. Badger). This was eighty-nine (89) years ago.

Who is at the casting of "The Legion of the Condemned":

At the casting of The Legion of the Condemned we find Gary Cooper, previously seen in Wings (1927) and Nevada (1927); Fay Wray (The Man in the Saddle (1926), A Lover's Oath (1925)); Barry Norton (Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (1927), What Price Glory (1926)) [ more... ]

  • Gary Cooper, Fay Wray and Lane Chandler also appeared in The First Kiss, released in 1928.
  • Francis McDonald and Gary Cooper, Lane Chandler also appeared together in North West Mounted Police, released in 1940.
  • Gary Cooper, Lane Chandler and Francis McDonald also worked together in Unconquered, released in 1947.
  • E.H. Calvert and Lane Chandler, Francis McDonald can be seen in Union Pacific, released in 1939.
  • Francis McDonald and Barry Norton, Lane Chandler can be seen in The Buccaneer, released in 1938.
  • Francis McDonald and Gary Cooper, Lane Chandler also appeared in The Plainsman, released in 1936.
  • Albert Conti and Lane Chandler, Francis McDonald also worked together in Conquest, released in 1937.

What is the Storyline of "The Legion of the Condemned":

Four young men from various walks of life sign up as flyers for the Lafayette Escadrille, a military unit known as "The Legion of the Condemned" composed mostly of American volunteer pilots flying fighters in World War I. All four men are running away from something?the law, love, or themselves. Whenever a dangerous mission comes up, the four men draw cards to see who will fly off to near-certain doom. With his best friend Byron Dashwood (Barry Norton) already having died in combat, Gale Price (Gary Cooper) [...]

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