Lawrence of Arabia /
|Published:||United Kingdom : Released through Columbia Pictures Corp., c1962 ; United States : Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, c2002.|
|Edition:||[Restored version, reconstructed and restored by Robert A. Harris (217 min. plus 10 min. of overture, entr'acte and exit music, making a total of 227 min.). Restored version includes the following sequences not in the unrestored original release version: Three shots at the end of the motorcycle crash and beginning of the posthumous interviewing scene (r1); two shots, and another partial shot in the map-making scene (r1); sequence in which Lawrence is challenged by the Officer of the Mess and part of the sequence in which General Murray and Mr. Dryden discuss seconding Lawrence to the Arab Bureau (r1); sequence in which Lawrence tells King Faisal he is about to perform his miracle for him, before setting out to cross the Nefud (r4); three shots in which Lawrence looks at his watch and yawns, in the trip across the Sun's Anvil in the Nefud (r4); the entrance into Auda's stronghold (r6); women ululating during the departure for Akkaba (r6); one shot of the sunset after the capture of Akkaba (r7); scene in which Lawrence tells his followers not to rest, at the beginning of the journey across the Sinai (r7); two shots in the scene in which Lawrence and General Allenby emerge from Lawrence's debriefing (r8); four shots and then two more shots in the conversation scene with General Allenby in the courtyard of the Officer's Mess (r8); four shots in Bentley's interview with King Faisal in which the King indicates the Arabs respect Lawrence because he has given victory in battle, and eleven more shots in which Bentley reveals he has been sent in order to persuade the U.S. to enter the war against Germany (r9); two shots in the scene in which Ali comes to collect Lawrence after his beating by the Turks (r11); one shot of Bentley and Lawrence on the stairs in Jerusalem (r11); three shots at the beginning of the scene in which the Arab troops get ready to set off for Damascus, including Bentley riding in on a bread truck (r12); four shots in which the British work out their stategy regarding Damascus (r12); two shots in the scene in which Lawrence discovers the Turks' massacre (r12); end of sequence in which Allenby orders that the Arabs be given no medical or technical assistance in Damascus (r12). Restored version is missing two shots in Lawrence's attack on the Turkish column (r12). DVD version includes subtitles in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean, and Thai].|
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