Lawrence of Arabia — The History of a Film

“ But Spiegel and Lean still had to find their Lawrence…”

Peter O’Toole & Anthony Quinn

I remember watching David Lean’s Lawrence of Arabia four or five times in the first week of its release in 1962. Which was only fair if we consider how long it took to get a film about T.E. Lawrence onto the screen.

With Lawrence’s death, in 1935, the interest in the man by the film industry increased…

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