Lawrence of Arabia [videorecording] / Columbia ; screenplay by Robert Bolt and Michael Wilson ; produced by Sam Spiegel ; directed by David Lean.Material type: FilmPublisher number: 05832 | Columbia TriStar Home VideoLanguage: English, French, Portuguese, Spanish Subtitle language: English, Chinese, French, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, Thai Publication details: Culver City, Calif. : Columbia TriStar Home Video, c2000. Edition: Limited edDescription: 2 videodiscs (227 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ( p. : col. ill. ; 17 cm.)ISBN: 0767859669; 9780767859660Uniform titles: Lawrence of Arabia (Motion picture) Subject(s): World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- Middle East -- Drama | Middle East -- History -- 20th century -- Drama | Lawrence, T. E. (Thomas Edward), 1888-1935 -- Drama | Great Britain. Army -- Biography -- DramaGenre/Form: War films. | Epic films. | Biographical films. | Action and adventure films. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired.DDC classification: 791.43/72 LOC classification: PN1997 | .L39 2000Production credits: Music composed by Michael Jarre.Awards: Winner of seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture, 1962.Cast: Alec Guinness, Omar Sharif, Peter O'Toole, Anthony Quinn, Jack Hawkins, José Ferrer, Anthony Quayle, Claude Rains, Arthur Kennedy, I.S. Johar.Summary: Presents the story of T.E. Lawrence, the heroic and troubled man who organized the Arab nations to fight the Turks in World War I and then, having reached a pinnacle of power in Mideast politics, retired to postwar military obscurity.
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Originally produced as a motion picture in 1962.
Special DVD-ROM features (Disc one): Archives of Arabia: historic photographs take you behind-the-scenes (part 1) ; journey with Lawrence: interactive map of the Middle East ; (Disc 2): Archives of Arabia: historic photographs take you behind-the-scenes (part 2) ; advertising campaigns ; theatrical trailers ; talent files.
Special features (Disc two): Exclusive documentary: "The making of Lawrence of Arabia" ; a conversation with Steven Spielberg ; four original featurettes: "Maan Jordan: the camels are cast" ; "In search of Lawrence" ; "Romance of Arabia" ; Wind, sand and star: the making of a classic" ; original newsreel footage of the New York premiere.
Disc 1 and 2 include a widescreen version which is presented in the original theatrical aspect ratio of approximately 2.20:1, as well as additional special features.
Audio: English: 5.1 (Dolby digital) and 2-Channel (Dolby Surround).
Feature length: Approx. 217 minutes (approx. 227 mins. including overture, entr'acte and exit music).
Based on the true-life exploits of T.E. Lawrence in Arabia during World War I.
Music composed by Michael Jarre.
Alec Guinness, Omar Sharif, Peter O'Toole, Anthony Quinn, Jack Hawkins, José Ferrer, Anthony Quayle, Claude Rains, Arthur Kennedy, I.S. Johar.
Presents the story of T.E. Lawrence, the heroic and troubled man who organized the Arab nations to fight the Turks in World War I and then, having reached a pinnacle of power in Mideast politics, retired to postwar military obscurity.
MPAA rating: PG.
DVD-ROM system requirements: Requires a DVD-ROM drive on your PC with Windows 95 or higher to access the DVD-ROM features.
Includes English, French, Spanish and Portuguese language tracks ; subtitles available in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean or Thai.
Winner of seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture, 1962.