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Omar Mukhtar, lion of the desert

Author: Moustapha AkkadH A L CraigAnthony QuinnOliver ReedIrene PapasAll authors
Publisher: Troy, MI : Distributed by Anchor Bay Entertainment, [2005]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : 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: Historical films
Biographical films
Fiction films
Feature films
Biographical
Historical
Drama
History
Named Person: ʻUmar Mukhtār; ʻUmar Mukhtār
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Moustapha Akkad; H A L Craig; Anthony Quinn; Oliver Reed; Irene Papas; Raf Vallone; Gastone Moschin; Maurice Jarre; Jack Hildyard; Falcon Films.; Anchor Bay Entertainment, Inc.,
OCLC Number: 62174658
Language Note: English or dubbed Arabic dialogue; English version closed-captioned in English.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1980.
Special features: Disc 1. The making of "Lion of the desert" in English; audio commentary with producer/director Moustapha Akkad in English. Disc 2.The making of "Lion of the desert" in Arabic; audio commentary with producer/director Moustapha Akkad in Arabic.
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, Stefano Patrizi, Sky Dumont, Adolfo Lastretti, Takis Emmanuel, Rodolfo Bigotti, Robert Brown.
Description: 2 videodiscs (approximately 173 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen (1.77:1) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo.
Contents: Disc 1: English language --
Disc 2: Arabic language.
Other Titles: Lion of the desert
Asad al-ṣaḥrāʼ
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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