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.

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Corporate Authors: Columbia Pictures Industries.
Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)
Other Authors: Guinness, Alec, 1914-2000.
Sharif, Omar, 1932-

O'Toole, Peter, 1932-

Quinn, Anthony.

Hawkins, Jack, 1910-1973.

Quayle, Anthony, 1913-1989.

Rains, Claude, 1889-1967.

Ferrer, José, 1912-

Kennedy, Arthur, 1914-1990.

Lean, David, 1908-1991.

Spiegel, Sam.

Bolt, Robert.

Jarre, Maurice.

Lawrence, T. E. 1888-1935.
Format: Movie DVD
Language:English
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 ([10] 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.
System Details:DVD.
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.
ISBN:0767859669