Renegades (1930): Fleming’s Pre-Code Romantic Adventure, Starring Warner Baxter and Myrna Loy

Victor Fleming directed Renegades, a pre-Code adventure film about four French legionnaires in North Africa who are betrayed by a woman.

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It stars Warner Baxter and Myrna Loy, and was based on the novel “Le Renégat” by André Armandy.

Warner Baxter as Jean Deucalion
Myrna Loy as Eleanore
Noah Beery as Thurman Machwurth
Gregory Gaye as Dmitri Vologuine
George Cooper as Harry A. Biloxi
Bela Lugosi as The Marabout – Sheik Muhammed Halid
C. Henry Gordon as Captain Mordiconi


Directed by Victor Fleming
Produced by William Fox
Written by André Armandy (novel), Jules Furthman
Music by Cliff Friend, James V. Monaco
Cinematography Lewis William O’Connell
Edited by Harold D. Schuster

Release date: October 26, 1930

Running time: 84 min.