Lawrence of Arabia



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Movies DVD/DRAMA/LAWRENCE Due: 5/1/2020


Burbank, Calif. : Columbia TriStar Home Video, [1962]
Limited edition ; widescreen
2 videodiscs (227 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in


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

Rated PG

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Based on T.E. Lawrence's Seven pillars of wisdom

Booklet is a reproduction of the original 1962 souvenir booklet

Originally produced as motion picture in 1962 ; 1999 DVD release

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

Director, David Lean ; producer, Sam Spiegel ; screenplay, Robert Bolt and Michael Wilson ; music, Maurice Jarre

Alec Guinness, Omar Sharif, Peter O'Toole, Anthony Quinn, Jack Hawkins, Anthony Quayle, Claude Rains, Jose Ferrer, Arthur Kennedy

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Closed captioned

In English, Spanish, French, Portuguese ; subtitles in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean, Thai

Winner of seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture

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