Lawrence of Arabia (BFI Film Classics)

By Kevin Jackson

Lawrence of Arabia is largely one among the 10 maximum motion pictures ever made--though extra frequently by means of movie goers and filmmakers than by means of critics. This examine argues that the movie is a special combination of visionary image-making, narrative energy, mythopoetic allure and mental acuteness; faraway from being a Boy's personal Tale, it is considered one of renowned cinema's maximum tragedies. This quantity brings jointly a serious research of the movie and an account of its tangled creation history--combining those components with the tale of makes an attempt through Alexander Korda and others to convey Lawrence's tale to the screen. 

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