Lawrence of Arabia

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Movie (Entertainment) - North Wing BasementHB 2959#1-2On Shelf
Movie (Entertainment) - North Wing BasementHB 2959#1-2On Shelf

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Physical Desc
2 videodiscs (227 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
043396169906, 043396411920


General Note
1080p high definition; anamorphic wide screen (2.20:1)
General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1962.
General Note
Special features: Secrets of Arabia: a picture-in-graphics track ; Peter O'Toole revisits "Lawrence of Arabia" ; making-of featurette ; a conversation with Steven Spielberg ; Maan, Jordan: the camels are cast ; In search of Lawrence ; Romance of Arabia ; Wind, sand and star: the making of a classic (1970 version) ; original newsreel footage of the New York premiere ; advertising campaigns.
Creation/Production Credits
Cinematography, F. A. Young ; editor, Anne V. Coates ; music, Maurice Jarre.
Peter O'Toole, Omar Sharif, Jose Ferrer, Anthony Quinn, Alec Guinness, Claude Rains, Arthur Kennedy, Anthony Quayle, Jack Hawkins.
Stationed in Cairo in 1916, Lawrence languished in the mapmaking department of British Intelligence until he was asked to find and gather information on Prince Feisal, leader of the Arab Allied forces in World War I. Lawrence of Arabia chronicles his desert journey inspired by his first military success when he led a small contingent of Arabs against the Turkish stronghold of Aqaba.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: PG.
System Details
System Details
This is a Blu-ray disc which can only be played on Blu-ray disc players and will not play on standard DVD players.
English, dubbed French and dubbed Japanese soundtracks with optional English, French, Arabic, Dutch or Japanese subtitles and optional subtitles in English for the deaf and hard of hearing [SDH].
Academy Award for best cinematography, 1962: Fred A. Young.
Academy Award for best director, 1962: David Lean.
Academy Award for best original score, 1962: Maurice Jarre.
Academy Award for best picture, 1962: Sam Spiegel.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Lean, D., Spiegel, S., Bolt, R., Wilson, M., O'Toole, P., Sharif, O., Ferrer, J., Quinn, A., Guinness, A., Rains, C., Kennedy, A., Quayle, A., Hawkins, J., Jarre, M., & Lawrence, T. E. 1. Lawrence of Arabia ([50th anniversary ed.]).

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

David Lean et al.. Lawrence of Arabia. .

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

David Lean et al.. Lawrence of Arabia .

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Lean, David, et al. Lawrence of Arabia [50th anniversary ed.],

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