Lawrence of Arabia

David Lean (director, screenwriter)
T. E. Lawrence (writings)
Robert Bolt, Michael Wilson (screenwriters)
Peter O'Toole, Alec Guinness, Anthony Quinn, Jack Hawkins, Omar Sharif, Jose Ferrer (starring)

Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1962. Vintage oversize borderless double weight photograph from the 1962 film, shot on location in the Moroccan desert. Mimeo snipe on the verso.

Based on the 1926 autobiography "Seven Pillars of Wisdom" by T.E. Lawrence.

An incomparable film. Opening in 1935 with the death of Lawrence (Peter O'Toole) in a motorcycle accident at the age of 46, we then follow, in flashback, Lawrence as a young intelligence officer in 1916 Cairo, assigned to investigate the progress of the Arab revolt against the Turks.

Winner of seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture. Selected for the National Film Registry in 1991.

Shot on location in England, Saudi Arabia, Spain, and Morocco.

8 x 10 inches. Very Good plus, light curling, edgewear, and creasing at corners, but no loss or tears.

Ebert I.

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