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Lawrence of Arabia

Lawrence of Arabia(1962)

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  • Voted Best Director and One of the Year's Ten Best Films by the 1962 National Board of Review.
  • Released in United States 1974
  • Released in United States 1978
  • Released in United States August 1997
  • Released in United States December 21, 1962
  • Released in United States May 10, 1989
  • Released in United States on Video December 19, 1989
  • Released in United States on Video October 19, 1989
  • Released in United States Winter December 16, 1962
  • Re-released in United States 1971
  • Re-released in United States February 15, 1989
  • Re-released in United States February 8, 1989
  • Re-released in United States June 22, 1990
  • Re-released in United States March 17, 1989
  • Re-released in United States on Video February 13, 1996
  • Re-released in United States on Video February 9, 1994
  • Re-released in United States September 27, 2002
  • Restored version shown at Cannes Film Festival May 10, 1989.
  • Shown at Locarno International Film Festival (50 Years of American Film) August 6-16, 1997.
  • Although Michael Wilson received an award for the screenplay from the British Writer's Guild, director David Lean sided with Robert Bolt in the dispute concerning the film's authorship.
  • The restoration of the original film took two and a half years, at a cost of $600,000. Cost of prints and avertising is estimated at between $1,500,000 to $2,000,000.
  • 31 miles of footage was shot during production.
  • Completed shooting August-October 1962.
  • 2002 re-release features a newly remastered soundtrack and the addition of Michael Wilson's screenplay credit which was denied when he was blacklisted after his hostile-witness appearance before the House Un-American Activities Committee in 1951.
  • Selected in 1991 for inclusion in the Library of Congress' National Film Registry.
  • Selected in 1998 as one of the AFI's list of 100 Greatest American Films of the century.
  • Original version cut January 1963.
  • Re-released in United States 1971
  • Released in United States 1974 (Shown at FILMEX: Los Angeles International Film Exposition (A Tribute to the Art of Cinematography) March 28 - April 9, 1974)
  • Released in United States 1978 (Shown at FILMEX: Los Angeles International Film Exposition (Special Programs - "Salute to Oscar" - Filmex Marathon) April 13 - May 7, 1978.)
  • Re-released in United States February 8, 1989 (New York City and Washington, DC)
  • Re-released in United States on Video February 9, 1994 (30th Anniversary Collector's Edition)
  • Re-released in United States on Video February 13, 1996 (David Lean Box Set--"The Bridge on the River Kwai" & "Lawrence of Arabia")
  • Re-released in United States February 15, 1989 (Los Angeles)
  • Re-released in United States March 17, 1989 (San Francisco, San Diego, San Jose, Chicago, Boston, Seattle, Dallas, Houston, Minneapolis, Atlanta, Salt Lake City)
  • Released in United States May 10, 1989 (Restored version shown at Cannes Film Festival May 10, 1989.)
  • Released in United States August 1997 (Shown at Locarno International Film Festival (50 Years of American Film) August 6-16, 1997.)
  • Released in United States on Video October 19, 1989
  • Released in United States Winter December 16, 1962
  • Released in United States on Video December 19, 1989
  • Released in United States December 21, 1962 (Los Angeles)
  • Re-released in United States June 22, 1990 (Los Angeles)
  • Re-released in United States September 27, 2002 (70mm Director's Cut)