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Lawrence of Arabia

Author: David Lean; Peter O'Toole; Alec Guinness; T E Lawrence
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Columbia TriStar Home Video, 1998.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : VHS tape : English : Letter-boxed edView all editions and formats
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Loosely based on T.E. Lawrence's book, Seven pillars of wisdom, the film describes his life and involvement in the 1916 Arab revolt against the Turks on the side of Great Britain, how he organized the revolt, the Turkish defeat and brief period of Arab unity, his return to England, and his death in 1935.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Named Person: T E Lawrence
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David Lean; Peter O'Toole; Alec Guinness; T E Lawrence
ISBN: 0767859669 9780767859660
OCLC Number: 317574511
Language Note: In English; also dubbed into French, Spanish and Portuguese with optional subtitles in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean and Thai. Closed-captioned.
Notes: Original production: c1962.
Includes: theatrical trailer ; film short featuring interviews with the cast and crew ; a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the making of the film and DVD-Rom.
Credits: Screenplay by Robert Bolt ; director of photography, F.A. Young ; music composed by Maurice Jarre and played by the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Adrian Boult, conductor.
Cast: Peter O'Toole, Alec Guinness [and others].
Description: 2 videodiscs (238 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Responsibility: produced by Horizon Pictures (G.B.) Ltd. ; released by Columbia Pictures Corp. ; produced by Sam Spiegel ; directed by David Lean.

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Loosely based on T.E. Lawrence's book, Seven pillars of wisdom, the film describes his life and involvement in the 1916 Arab revolt against the Turks on the side of Great Britain, how he organized the revolt, the Turkish defeat and brief period of Arab unity, his return to England, and his death in 1935.

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