Lawrence of Arabia [videorecording] / Columbia ; the Sam Spiegel-David Lean production ; screenplay by Robert Bolt and Michael Wilson ; produced by Sam Spiegel ; directed by David Lean.
Other Titles: Seven pillars of wisdom.
Edition: Limited ed.
Publisher: Burbank, Calif. : Columbia TriStar Home Video, 
Description: 2 videodiscs (227 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ( p. : col. photos. ; 17 cm.)
Subject: Lawrence, T. E. (Thomas Edward), 1888-1935 Film and video adaptations.
Lawrence, T. E. (Thomas Edward), 1888-1935 Drama.
Great Britain. Army Biography Drama.
Soldiers Great Britain Biography Drama.
World War, 1914-1918 Campaigns Middle East Drama.
Middle East History 20th century Drama.
Action and adventure films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Credits: Directory of photography, F.A. Young, editor, Anne V. Coates ; music, Maurice Jarre ; production designed by John Box.
Performers: Alec Guinness, Omar Sharif, Peter O'Toole, Anthony Quinn, Jack Hawkins, Anthony Quayle, Claude Rains, Jose Ferrer, Arthur Kennedy, I.S. Johar.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG.
Notes: English (5.1 surround, surround), Spanish, French, or Portuguese language soundtrack, with subtitles available in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean, Thai ; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Based on T.E. Lawrence's Seven pillars of wisdom.
Booklet is a reproduction of the original 1962 souvenir booklet.
Originally produced as motion picture in 1962.
Features include: disc one: archives of Arabia ; historic photographs ; take you behind-the-scenes (Part 1) ; Journey with Lawrence ; interactive map of the Middle East -- 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.
DVD-ROM features: archives of Arabia: historic photographs take you behind-the-scenes (part 2) ; advertising campaigns ; theatrical trailers ; talent files.
Winner of seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture.
Summary: Presents the story of T.E. Lawrence (Peter O'Toole), 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.