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  • University Archives Photograph Collection

Jim Folk in "Beau Geste" student parody, 1939

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Jim Folk in "Beau Geste" student parody, 1939
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San Diego State College student Folk is on the set during filming of the Bob Wade-H. Billy Miller parody of "Beau Geste." This was filmed at the same location as the Paramount Studios movie, on the abandoned set of Fort Zinderneuf in the desert near Yuma. (The exact location is an archeological dig and may not be disclosed.) Folk's fraternity Sigma Lambda sponsored the movie's showing at the College.
Actors; Students; Movie sets; Film sets; Film production; Wade Miller; Beau Geste (parody)
California - Imperial County
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  • University Archives Photograph Collection
Post-1931 Photographs
  • The Beau Geste Parody, 1939-1940
Photographic print; black and white
2.5 inches X 4.5 inches
Frank Thompson, "The Lost Remake of Beau Geste," 2013; so-sl-001 through so-sl-036; so-sl-040 through so-sl-047; so-sl-049 through so-sl-063; 1940_020_03_011; so-sl-005a
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Gift of William Tascher '40 (1998)
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