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Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

Adventure / Biography / Drama / Historical drama

Epic dramatisation of T E Lawrence's life and his efforts to unite the Arabs against the Turkish Empire in World War I. The film tells the story of the young desk soldier in Cairo, frustrated by lack of opportunity, who is finally given the chance to prove himself. Lawrence's complex personality is explored against a backdrop of stunning desert scenery and riveting action.

United Kingdom
Cast and crew
  • David LeanDirector
  • Peter O'TooleT.E. Lawrence
  • Alec GuinnessPrince Feisal
  • Anthony QuinnAuda abu Tayi
  • Omar SharifSherif Ali ibn el Kharish
  • Jack HawkinsGen. Lord Edmund Allenby
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