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Lawrence of Arabia

Author: David LeanSam SpiegelRobert BoltMichael WilsonAlec GuinnessAll authors
Publisher: London : Columbia TriStar Home Video, 1988.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : PAL color broadcast system   Book : English : Widescreen edView all editions and formats
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Presents the story of T.E. Lawrence (Peter O'Toole), the heroic and troubled man who organized the Arab nations to fight the Turks in World War I and then, having reached a pinnacle of power in Mideast politics, retired to postwar military obscurity.
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Genre/Form: Film adaptations
Drama
Biography Drama
Named Person: T E Lawrence; T E Lawrence
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Lean; Sam Spiegel; Robert Bolt; Michael Wilson; Alec Guinness; Omar Sharif; Peter O'Toole; Anthony Quinn; Jack Hawkins; Anthony Quayle; Claude Rains; José Ferrer; Arthur Kennedy; T E Lawrence; Columbia Pictures Industries.; Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)
OCLC Number: 70653250
Language Note: English, Spanish or German language soundtrack, with subtitles available in English, Spanish, German, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Hindi, Turkish, Danish, Arabic, Bulgarian, Swedish, Finnish, Icelandic, Dutch, Norwegian, Portuguese, Greek or Hebrew.
Notes: Title from disc.
Based on T.E. Lawrence's Seven pillars of wisdom.
Originally produced as motion picture in 1962.
Booklet is a reproduction of the original 1962 souvenir booklet.
Dolby digital 5.1. 1:2.20 widescreen presentation.
Features include: disc one: archives of Arabia ; historic photographs ; take you behind-the-scenes (Part 1) ; Journey with Lawrence ; interactive map of the Middle East -- disc two: exclusive documentary, The making of Lawrence of Arabia ; a conversation with Steven Spielberg ; four original featurettes: Maan, Jordan: The Camels are cast; In search of Lawrence; Romance of Arabia; Wind, sand and star: The making of a classic ; original newsreel footage of the New York premiere.
DVD-ROM features: archives of Arabia: historic photographs take you behind-the-scenes (part 2) ; advertising campaigns ; theatrical trailers ; talent files.
Credits: Credits: Director of photography, F.A. Young, editor, Anne V. Coates ; music, Maurice Jarre ; production designed by John Box.
Cast: Cast: Alec Guinness, Omar Sharif, Peter O'Toole, Anthony Quinn, Jack Hawkins, Anthony Quayle, Claude Rains, Jose Ferrer, Arthur Kennedy, I.S. Johar.
Awards: Winner of seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture.
Target Audience: UK Cert. 12.
Description: 2 videodiscs (218 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([10] p. : col. photos. ; 17 cm.)
Details: PAL Region 2.
Responsibility: Columbia ; the Sam Spiegel-David Lean production ; screenplay by Robert Bolt and Michael Wilson ; produced by Sam Spiegel ; directed by David Lean.

Abstract:

Presents the story of T.E. Lawrence (Peter O'Toole), the heroic and troubled man who organized the Arab nations to fight the Turks in World War I and then, having reached a pinnacle of power in Mideast politics, retired to postwar military obscurity.

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