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February 9, 1989 | DENNIS BROWN
More than a quarter century has elapsed since they acted in "Lawrence of Arabia," and their involvement in the epic saga ranged from nearly two years to a mere three days. Nevertheless, Peter O'Toole, Omar Sharif, Anthony Quinn and Jose Ferrer retain vivid personal memories of that experience, even as they share a collective admiration that nears reverence for the film's director, Sir David Lean. Peter O'Toole was cast as T. E. Lawrence when he was 28 years old.
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February 9, 1989 | DENNIS BROWN
More than a quarter century has elapsed since they acted in "Lawrence of Arabia," and their involvement in the epic saga ranged from nearly two years to a mere three days. Nevertheless, Peter O'Toole, Omar Sharif, Anthony Quinn and Jose Ferrer retain vivid personal memories of that experience, even as they share a collective admiration that nears reverence for the film's director, Sir David Lean. Peter O'Toole was cast as T. E. Lawrence when he was 28 years old.
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January 29, 1989 | CLIFF ROTHMAN, Cliff Rothman, an L.A.-based entertainment writer, writes regularly for publications including American Movie Classics and Memories magazines
December 16, 1962: The nearly four hour epic, "Lawrence of Arabia" has just premiered at New York's Criterion Theatre. Producer David Selznick takes David Lean, director of "Lawrence," for a walk down 5th Avenue, puts his arm around him, and warns, "David, before you know it they're going to want to cut this picture. They wanted to do the same with 'Gone With the Wind' and I resisted it. You've got to resist it, because it's a wonderful picture.
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February 6, 1989 | PAT H. BROESKE
A capacity crowd braved freezing temperatures here Saturday night to bask in the sun-scorched glories of the kind of film making that Hollywood doesn't do anymore. The black-tie premiere for the newly restored "Lawrence of Arabia" culminated an epic struggle to locate, repair and re-edit footage that began disappearing within weeks of the film's initial release, back in December, 1962. It was the first of three premieres marking the film's re-release.
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February 6, 1989 | PAT H. BROESKE
A capacity crowd braved freezing temperatures here Saturday night to bask in the sun-scorched glories of the kind of film making that Hollywood doesn't do anymore. The black-tie premiere for the newly restored "Lawrence of Arabia" culminated an epic struggle to locate, repair and re-edit footage that began disappearing within weeks of the film's initial release, back in December, 1962. It was the first of three premieres marking the film's re-release.
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August 29, 1990 | HOWARD ROSENBERG
Finding something positive in the Persian Gulf crisis is as easy as finding a needle in a sand dune. But try this. Education. There was a time when the only knowledge most of us had about the port of Aqaba was that Peter O'Toole led an Arab army that took it from the Turks in "Lawrence of Arabia." Big movie, bigger information gap.
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July 2, 1992 | MARK CHALON SMITH, Mark Chalon Smith is a free-lance writer who regularly writes about film for The Times Orange County Edition.
"Lawrence of Arabia," a movie known for its great entrances, starts with a great exit. Peter O'Toole, in his first major role as the enigmatic T. E. Lawrence, crashes his motorcycle on a country road. Cut to his funeral where the important men of England recall the British soldier who led the Arab world against the Turks during the first World War. Their praise registered, a cynical American reporter (Arthur Kennedy) is then asked his opinion.
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May 18, 2003 | Robert W. Cort, Robert W. Cort is a producer whose films include "Three Men and a Baby," "Mr. Holland's Opus," "Jumanji" and the forthcoming "Against the Ropes." His novel "Action!" will be published this summer.
On a blustery winter afternoon in 1958, an 11-year-old whose only experience of war involved giggling under his desk during air raid drills marched into the Palace Theater on Broadway for the reserved-seat engagement of "The Bridge on the River Kwai." Among the first images to cross the CinemaScope screen were giant yellow block letters announcing "A Sam Spiegel Production." During the next two hours and 42 minutes, the meaning of courage, honor, even madness became clear and changed me forever.
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January 29, 1989 | CLIFF ROTHMAN, Cliff Rothman, an L.A.-based entertainment writer, writes regularly for publications including American Movie Classics and Memories magazines
December 16, 1962: The nearly four hour epic, "Lawrence of Arabia" has just premiered at New York's Criterion Theatre. Producer David Selznick takes David Lean, director of "Lawrence," for a walk down 5th Avenue, puts his arm around him, and warns, "David, before you know it they're going to want to cut this picture. They wanted to do the same with 'Gone With the Wind' and I resisted it. You've got to resist it, because it's a wonderful picture.
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