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Omar Mukhtar, lion of the desert = Asad al-ṣaḥrāʼ

Author: Anthony QuinnOliver ReedIrene PapasRaf ValloneGastone MoschinAll authors
Publisher: Troy, MI : Distributed by Anchor Bay Entertainment, [2005]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : 25th anniversary 2 disc-setView all editions and formats
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Between two world wars, a struggle for freedom took place in the African desert. This movie is the historically accurate story about the Libyan resistance leader, Omar Mukhtar, who led the Libyan resistance against the Italian oppressors from 1911-1931.
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Genre/Form: Biographical
Historical
Propaganda films
Feature films
Films for the hearing impaired
Drama
Named Person: ʻUmar Mukhtār
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Quinn; Oliver Reed; Irene Papas; Raf Vallone; Gastone Moschin; H A L Craig; Moustapha Akkad; Jack Hildyard; Maurice Jarre; Falcon Films.; Anchor Bay Entertainment, Inc.
OCLC Number: 62174658
Language Note: English or Arabic dialogue; English version closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1980.
Special features: The making of "Lion of the desert"; audio commentary with producer/director Moustapha Akkad.
Credits: Photography, Jack Hildyard ; film editor, John Shirley ; music, Maurice Jarre.
Cast: Anthony Quinn, Oliver Reed, Irene Papas, Raf Vallone, Andrew Keir, Rod Steiger, Gastone Moschin, John Gielgud.
Description: 2 videodiscs (ca. 173 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.77:1) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo.
Contents: Disc 1: English language --
Disc 2: Arabic language.
Other Titles: Asad al-ṣaḥrāʼ
Lion of the desert
Omar Mukhtar
Responsibility: a Falcon International production ; a Moustapha Akkad film ; screenplay written by H.A.L. Craig ; produced and directed by Moustapha Akkad.
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Between two world wars, a struggle for freedom took place in the African desert. This movie is the historically accurate story about the Libyan resistance leader, Omar Mukhtar, who led the Libyan resistance against the Italian oppressors from 1911-1931.

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