Lawrence of Arabia movie clips: j.mp/15vV8u2
BUY THE MOVIE: amzn.to/v64UCu
Don't miss the HOTTEST NEW TRAILERS: bit.ly/1u2y6pr
Lawrence (Peter O'Toole) shows no mercy when ordering an attack on a column of retreating Turkish soldiers.
This sweeping, highly literate historical epic covers the Allies' mideastern campaign during World War I as seen through the eyes of the enigmatic T. E. Lawrence (Peter O'Toole, in the role that made him a star). After a prologue showing us Lawrence's ultimate fate, we flash back to Cairo in 1917. A bored general staffer, Lawrence talks his way into a transfer to Arabia. Once in the desert, he befriends Sherif Ali Ben El Kharish (Omar Sharif, making one of the most spectacular entrances in movie history) and draws up plans to aid the Arabs in their rebellion against the Turks. No one is ever able to discern Lawrence's motives in this matter: Prince Feisal (Alec Guinness) dismisses him as yet another "desert-loving Englishman," and his British superiors assume that he's either arrogant or mad. Using a combination of diplomacy and bribery, Lawrence unites the rival Arab factions of Feisal and Auda Abu Tayi (Anthony Quinn). After successfully completing his mission, Lawrence becomes an unwitting pawn of the Allies, as represented by Gen. Allenby (Jack Hawkins) and Dryden (Claude Rains), who decide to keep using Lawrence to secure Arab cooperation against the Imperial Powers. While on a spying mission to Deraa, Lawrence is captured and tortured by a sadistic Turkish Bey (Jose Ferrer). In the heat of the next battle, a wild-eyed Lawrence screams "No prisoners!" and fights more ruthlessly than ever. Screenwriters Robert Bolt and Michael Wilson used T. E. Lawrence's own self-published memoir The Seven Pillars of Wisdom as their principal source, although some of the characters are composites, and many of the "historical" incidents are of unconfirmed origin. Two years in the making (you can see O'Toole's weight fluctuate from scene to scene), the movie, lensed in Spain and Jordan, ended up costing a then-staggering $13 million and won seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director. The 1962 Royal Premiere in London was virtually the last time that David Lean's director's cut was seen: 20 minutes were edited from the film's general release, and 15 more from the 1971 reissue. This abbreviated version was all that was available for public exhibition until a massive 1989 restoration, at 216 minutes that returned several of Lean's favorite scenes while removing others with which he had never been satisfied.
TM & © Sony (1962)
Cast: Zia Mohyeddin, Peter O'Toole, Anthony Quinn, Omar Sharif
Director: David Lea Producers: Robert A. Harris, David Lean, Jim Painten, Sam Spiegel
Screenwriters: Robert Bolt, T.E. Lawrence, Michael Wilso
WHO ARE WE?
The MOVIECLIPS channel is the largest collection of licensed movie clips on the web. Here you will find unforgettable moments, scenes and lines from all your favorite films. Made by movie fans, for movie fans.
SUBSCRIBE TO OUR MOVIE CHANNELS:
Indie & Film Festivals: bit.ly/1wbkfYg
Hero Central: bit.ly/1AMUZwv
Classic Full onlines: bit.ly/1u43jDe
Pop-Up Full onlines: bit.ly/1z7EtZR
Movie News: bit.ly/1C3Ncd2
Movie Games: bit.ly/1ygDV13
Fandango FrontRunners: bit.ly/1CggQfC
HIT US UP:
Films a voir gratuitement