Lawrence of Arabia
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.
|Published:||Burbank, Calif. : Columbia TriStar Home Video, 1999, c1962.|
|Edition:||Limited ed. ; widescreen.|
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|Summary:||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.|
Assigned to Arabia during World War I, a British officer courageously unites the warring Arab factions into a strong guerrilla front and leads them to brilliant victories in treacherous desert battlefields where they eventually defeat the ruling Turkish Empire. This version contains the original theatrical trailer and a historic making-of film short featuring interviews and behind-the-scenes footage.
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|Language Notes:||Closed captioned.|
In English, Spanish, French, Portuguese ; subtitles in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean, Thai.
|General Notes:||Based on T.E. Lawrence's Seven pillars of wisdom.|
Booklet is a reproduction of the original 1962 souvenier booklet.
Originally produced as motion picture in 1962 .
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 newsteel 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.
English 5.1 Dolby digital ; Dolby surround, French, Spanish, Portuguese.
|Physical Description:||2 videodiscs (227 min.) : sd, col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ( p. : col. photos. ; 17 cm.)|
|Credits:||Director, David Lean ; producer, Sam Spiegel ; screenplay, Robert Bolt and Michael Wilson ; music, Maurice Jarre.|
|Performer:||Alec Guinness, Omar Sharif, Peter O'Toole, Anthony Quinn, Jack Hawkins, Anthony Quayle, Claude Rains, Jose Ferrer, Arthur Kennedy.|
|Awards:||Winner of seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture.|
|Production Credits:||Director, David Lean ; producer, Sam Spiegel ; screenplay, Robert Bolt and Michael Wilson ; music, Maurice Jarre.|