Lawrence of Arabia
(Lawrence of Arabia) , dir. David Lean
Date of premiere: 1962-12-10
Duration: 3 hr 36 min.
The story of British officer T.E. Lawrence's mission to aid the Arab tribes in their revolt against the Ottoman Empire during the First World War. Lawrence becomes a flamboyant, messianic figure in the cause of Arab unity but his psychological instability threatens to undermine his achievements.
Peter O'Toole, Alec Guinness, Anthony Quinn, Jack Hawkins, Omar Sharif, José Ferrer, Anthony Quayle, Claude Rains, Arthur Kennedy, Donald Wolfit, I.S. Johar, Gamil Ratib, Michel Ray, John Dimech, Zia Mohyeddin, Howard Marion-Crawford, Jack Gwillim, Hugh Miller, John Barry, Bruce Beeby, Fred Bennett, John Bennett, Steve Birtles, Robert Bolt, Peter Burton, J.R.M. Chapman, Barbara Cole , Basil Dignam, Peter Dukelow, Mohamed El Habachi, Kenneth Fortescue, Harry Fowler, James Hayter, Jack Hedley, Rafael Hernández, Noel Howlett, Patrick Kavanagh, David Lean, Ian MacNaughton, Clive Morton, Daniel Moynihan, Henry Oscar, George Plimpton, Bryan Pringle, Ernie Rice, Robert Rietti, John Robinson, Norman Rossington, John Ruddock, Fernando Sancho, Stuart Saunders, Cyril Shaps, Roy Stevens, Barry Warren