Abbott and Costello in the Foreign Legion

Synopsis: Jonesy and Lou are in Algeria looking for a wrestler they are promoting. Sergeant Axmann tricks them into joining the Foreign Legion, after which they discover Axmann's collaboration with the nasty Sheik Hamud El Khalid. Bits include Lou's mirage sightings, one a New York newsboy ("they gave me a bad corner").
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Director(s): Charles Lamont
Production: Universal Pictures
80 min

this here one. I'll ask her.



Bud, come here. Come

here. What's the matter?

You talk to this lady. Maybe

she can answer... Okay. Oh, sure!

I... This is mine! This is the one I...

Uh, you...

Yeah... Oh!

Uh, do you happen to know

Abdullah the wrestler?



These wrestlers are very strong, and

they-they-they try to get a, a hold on you.

And they put their, um... They-They...

Sometimes they, they-they...

They sort of pick it up and-and...

on the head. Do you get it?

And sometimes... And then, then

again they give you a headlock like...

They, they...

They, they...

Y-You don't know

how to wrestle?

Can I show you? You-You

see, I'm your opponent.

And then, then you take one arm

and put it around your opponent.

And you take the other arm and

put it around your opponent.

And then sometimes your opponent

wants to give you a bear hug, and he...

He... He...

He... Mmm.



What's the idea?

I wasn't kissing anybody.

What is this? What is

what? Oh, how did that...

What are you trying to

do, get us killed? Oh, no.

In this country men don't get familiar

with women. Well, don't they kiss 'em?

No! No, they don't. And don't

they go out with 'em? Don't they...

No, no, no. No!

They don't?

Boy, is that woman in the wrong country.


Oh, will you st... There's

a hotel. Let's check in.


Will you get out of my way? Now you

stay outside and watch for Abdullah.

Abdullah? I'll do it. Abdullah!

Now you sit down there and

keep your eyes open. Oh, yeah.

Uh, just a minute. Here's

a tip for carrying the bags.

Put that down. Put it

back! "Put that down. "

"Put that down. "


What is it?

I must seeJosef at once.

His Excellency Sheik Hamud and

Sergeant Axmann are with Josef.

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