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David Lean

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Also Known As: Died: April 16, 1991
Born: March 25, 1908 Cause of Death: double pneumonia compounded by throat cancer
Birth Place: Croydon, England, GB Profession: Director ...
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Director (feature film)

1.
A Passage to India (1984) as Director
A false rape charge threatens British-Indian relations.
2.
Ryan's Daughter (1970) as Director
An Irish lass is branded a traitor when she falls for a British soldier.
3.
Doctor Zhivago (1965) as Director
Illicit lovers fight to stay together during the turbulent years of the Russian Revolution.
4.
Lawrence of Arabia (1962) as Director
A British military officer enlists the Arabs for desert warfare in World War I.
5.
The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957) as Director
The Japanese Army forces World War II POWs to build a strategic bridge in Burma.
6.
Summertime (1955) as Director
A schoolteacher is surprised to find love on a Venetian vacation.
7.
Hobson's Choice (1954) as Director
A widower father fights to control the lives of his three strong-willed daughters.
8.
The Sound Barrier (1952) as Director
A veteran pilot marries into a family in the aviation business.
9.
Madeleine (1950) as Director
A beautiful young woman stands trial for poisoning her lover.
10.
The Passionate Friends (1949) as Director
A married woman has one last fling with her childhood sweetheart.
11.
Oliver Twist (1948) as Director
The famed orphan gets caught up in Fagin's criminal band while searching for familial love.
12.
Great Expectations (1946) as Director
A mysterious benefactor finances a young boy's education.
13.
Blithe Spirit (1945) as Director
A writer and his second wife live in the English countryside until a seance brings back the spirit of his first wife.
14.
Brief Encounter (1945) as Director
Two married strangers meet in a train station and fall in love.
15.
This Happy Breed (1944) as Director
A middle-class family faces personal triumphs and tragedies when they move to a new home in the suburbs.
16.
In Which We Serve (1942) as Director
Survivors of a bombed British destroyer think back on the paths that led them to war.
17.
Major Barbara (1941) as Director
A munitions manufacturer tries to reconcile with his revivalist daughter.

Writer (feature film)

18.
A Passage to India (1984) as Screenwriter
A false rape charge threatens British-Indian relations.
19.
Summertime (1955) as Screenwriter
A schoolteacher is surprised to find love on a Venetian vacation.
20.
Hobson's Choice (1954) as Screenwriter
A widower father fights to control the lives of his three strong-willed daughters.
21.
The Passionate Friends (1949) as Adaptation
A married woman has one last fling with her childhood sweetheart.
22.
Oliver Twist (1948) as Screenwriter
The famed orphan gets caught up in Fagin's criminal band while searching for familial love.
23.
Great Expectations (1946) as Screenwriter
A mysterious benefactor finances a young boy's education.
24.
Blithe Spirit (1945) as Adaptation
A writer and his second wife live in the English countryside until a seance brings back the spirit of his first wife.
25.
Brief Encounter (1945) as Screenwriter
Two married strangers meet in a train station and fall in love.
26.
This Happy Breed (1944) as Adaptation
A middle-class family faces personal triumphs and tragedies when they move to a new home in the suburbs.

Producer (feature film)

27.
Lawrence of Arabia (1962) as Producer
A British military officer enlists the Arabs for desert warfare in World War I.
28.
Hobson's Choice (1954) as Producer
A widower father fights to control the lives of his three strong-willed daughters.
29.
The Sound Barrier (1952) as Producer
A veteran pilot marries into a family in the aviation business.
30.
Madeleine (1950) as Producer
A beautiful young woman stands trial for poisoning her lover.

Editing (feature film)

31.
A Passage to India (1984) as Editor
A false rape charge threatens British-Indian relations.
32.
Major Barbara (1941) as Editor
A munitions manufacturer tries to reconcile with his revivalist daughter.
33.
49th Parallel (1941) as Editor
The crew of a stranded German U-boat tries to evade capture in Canada during World War II.
34.
One Of Our Aircraft Is Missing (1941) as Editor
When the Nazis shoot down a British bomber, its crew seeks help from the Dutch underground.
35.
French Without Tears (1940) as Editing Supervisor
36.
Pygmalion (1939) as Film Editor
A linguistics professor bets he can turn a flower girl into a lady by teaching her to speak properly.
37.
Dreaming Lips (1937) as Editing
38.
As You Like It (1937) as Editing
Film version of Shakespeare's comedy of a young woman who disguises herself as a man to win the attention of the one she loves.
39.
Escape Me Never (1935) as Film Editor

Production Companies (feature film)

40.
Lawrence of Arabia (1962) as Company
A British military officer enlists the Arabs for desert warfare in World War I.

Cast (special)

41.
18th Annual American Film Institute Life Achievement Award: A Salute to Sir David Lean, The (1990)
Broadcast in which the American Film Institute (AFI) presents its eighteenth annual Life Achievement Award to director David Lean.

Special Thanks (special)

42.
Contact (1993) as Special Thanks
Two enemy soldiers must rely on each other to survive an incoming chemical attack.

Cast (short)

43.
Ryan's Daughter (Featurette) (1970)
This short film provides a behind-the-scenes look at the making of "Ryan's Daughter" (1970).
44.
Zhivago: Behind the Camera with David Lean (1965)
A behind-the-scenes look with legendary director David Lean showcasing the development and filming of "Dr. Zhivago" (1965).
45.
This Is... Omar Sharif (1965)
This promotional short for "Doctor Zhivago" (1965) provides behind-the-scenes footage of the film shoot and introduces Omar Sharif.
46.
Pasternak (1965)
A short biography of Boris Pasternak, Nobel prize winner and author of "Dr. Zhivago," the inspiration and basis of the 1965 movie.
47.
This Is... Julie Christie (1965)
This promotional short for "Doctor Zhivago" (1965) provides behind-the-scenes footage of the film shoot and introduces Julie Christie.
48.
DAVID LEAN'S "DR. ZHIVAGO" (1965)
This promotional short presents the making of "Dr. Zhivago" (1965), briefly exploring the life of the novel's author Boris Pasternak.
49.
New Star: Geraldine Chaplin (1965)
This promotional short for "Doctor Zhivago" (1965) provides behind-the-scenes footage of the film shoot and introduces Geraldine Chaplin.
50.
MOSCOW IN MADRID (1965)
This short promotional film focuses on the casting and on-location filming of "Dr. Zhivago" (1965).

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