Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
The story of T.E. Lawrence, the English officer who successfully united and led the diverse, often warring, Arab tribes during World War I in order to fight the Turks.
"Lawrence of Arabia" depicts Lawrence's experiences in the Arabian Peninsula during World War I, in particular his attacks on Aqaba and Damascus and his involvement in the Arab National Council. Its themes include Lawrence's emotional struggles with the personal violence inherent in war, his own identity, and his divided allegiance between his native Britain and its army and his new-found comrades within the Arabian desert tribes.
Genre': Adventure, Biography, Drama
Release date: December 10, 1962
Director: David Lean
Screenplay by: Robert Bolt, Michael Wilson
Based on: "Seven Pillars of Wisdom" by T. E. Lawrence
Music: Maurice Jarre
Cinematography: F.A. Young
Edited by: Anne V. Coates
Cast: Peter O'Toole, Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Anthony Quinn, Omar Sharif, Anthony Quayle, Claude Rains and Arthur Kennedy
Distributed by: Columbia Pictures