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Letters from Baghdad

Author: Zeva OelbaumSabine KrayenbühlTilda SwintonVerve Pictures.Vitagraph.All authors
Publisher: [Arlington, VA] : PBS Distribution, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Gertrude Bell is sometimes called the female Lawrence of Arabia. Bell was an explorer, spy, archaeologist, and diplomat who helped shape the Middle East after World War I. Advisor to Winston Churchill and critic of colonial policies in Iraq, Bell was considered the most powerful woman in the British Empire in her day. The film takes viewers into a past that is eerily current. Why has Bell been written out of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographical films
Biography
Documentary films
History
Nonfiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Named Person: Gertrude Lowthian Bell; Gertrude Lowthian Bell
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Zeva Oelbaum; Sabine Krayenbühl; Tilda Swinton; Verve Pictures.; Vitagraph.; Between Two Rivers Productions,; Letters From Baghdad, Ltd.,; Missing in Action Films,; PBS Distribution (Firm),
ISBN: 9781531708757 1531708757
OCLC Number: 1077711902
Language Note: English dialogue with optional English SDH subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing. Closed-captioned.
Notes: "The extraordinary journey of Gertrude Bell, the female 'Lawrence of Arabia'"--Container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2016.
Credits: Directors of photography, Gary Clarke, Petr Hlinomaz ; editor, Sabine Krayenbühl ; composer, Paul Cantelon.
Cast: Tilda Swinton (voice ot Gertrude Bell).
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated; TV-PG.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 95 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1 ; 5.1 surround.
Responsibility: Vitagraph ; Verve Pictures ; Between the Rivers Productions presents ; a Letters From Baghdad, Ltd production ; a film by Sabine Krayenbühl and Zeva Oelbaum ; produced in association with Missing in Action Films ; directed by Zeva Oelbaum and Sabine Krayenbühl ; produced by Zeva Oelbaum.

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Gertrude Bell is sometimes called the female Lawrence of Arabia. Bell was an explorer, spy, archaeologist, and diplomat who helped shape the Middle East after World War I. Advisor to Winston Churchill and critic of colonial policies in Iraq, Bell was considered the most powerful woman in the British Empire in her day. The film takes viewers into a past that is eerily current. Why has Bell been written out of the history she helped make?

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