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Lawrence of Arabia


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Peter O'Toole Alec Guinness
Anthony Quinn Jack Hawkins
Omar Sharif
Young Lt Lawrence yearns to escape Cairo, and his chance comes with a mission to contact Prince Feisal, a leader of the Arab revolt against the occupying Turks. But even as his reputation for invincibility grows, self-doubt sets in. Director David Lean 's acclaimed classic is here shown in the restored
Cinemascope version.
Screenplay by Robert Bolt 0 FILMS: pages 51-64 0 CEEFAX SUBTITLES


Unknown: Peter O'Toole
Unknown: Alec Guinness
Unknown: Anthony Quinn
Unknown: Jack Hawkins
Unknown: Omar Sharif
Unknown: Young Lt Lawrence
Director: David Lean
Play By: Robert Bolt
Lawrence: Peter O'Toole
Prince Feisal: Alec Guinness
AudaAbu Tayi: Anthony Quinn
General Allenby: Jack Hawkins
Skerif Ali: Omar Sharif
Turkish Bey: Jose Ferrer
Colonel Brighton: Anthony Quayle
Mr Dryden: Claude Rains
Jackson Bentley: Arthur Kennedy
General Murray: Donald Wolfit
Gasin: I S Gohar
Majid: Gamil Ratib
Farraj: Michael Ray
Daud: John Dimech
Tafas: Zia Mohyedoin
Medical officer: Howard Marion Crawford

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