Movie House Memories

Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

Episode #28

Columbia Pictures Corporation released Lawrence of Arabia to theaters on December 11, 1962. David Lean directed the film starring Peter O’Toole, Alec Guinness, and Anthony Quinn.

‘Lawrence of Arabia’ Movie Synopsis

In Lawrence of Arabia, the British government sends Lieutenant T.E. Lawrence to Arabia due to his knowledge of the native Bedouin tribes. They need him to find Prince Faisal, and serve as a liaison between the Arabs and the British in their fight against the Turks. With the aid of native Sherif Ali, Lawrence ignores these orders before striking out on a daring camel journey across the harsh desert to attack a well-guarded Turkish port.

Read the full summary, and add the film to your collection today!

Leave a Comment and Follow Us

Please let us know what you think of the film in the comments section, and rate this movie from one to five stars below as well. If there is a film you’d like us to review, send us an email at comments@moviehousememories.com with your name, location, and film choice. And finally, if you are of the social media persuasion, you can look the MHM Podcast Network up on Twitter or Pinterest, and if you do, please give us a follow when you find us.

Disclaimer
This podcast is intended for entertainment and information purposes only. The theme music for Movie House Memories, Hiding Your Reality, is brought to you by Kevin MacLeod at incompetech.com under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License. All original content of this podcast is the intellectual property of Movie House Memories, the MHM Podcast Network, and Fuzzy Bunny Slippers Entertainment LLC. unless otherwise noted.

MHM's Rating

Our Rating

Our Rating

Columbia Pictures Corporation released Lawrence of Arabia to theaters on December 11, 1962. David Lean directed the film starring Peter O'Toole, Alec Guinness, and Anthony Quinn.

User Rating: 4.78 ( 2 votes)
Show More

Related Articles

2 Comments

  1. Towering achievement, not just for the spectacular cinematography but for the compelling characters. My favorite scene is at the end when Lawrence stands in the staff car as he and the driver pass the Arabs on camels. His look, his action of standing, say everything about his loss and his longing for something he’ll never see again. Also, the passing of the soldier on the motorcycle recalls the accident of the opening scene. A powerful ending. Another 1962 film with a powerful end is The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, when Ransom Stoddard asks his wife, “Hallie, who put the cactus roses on Tom’s coffin.” Her answer captures her sorrow, her feeling of lost love and regret. It also jabs the knife in his heart, bearing with it the certainty her heart belongs to another and not to him, even after years.

    1. John – First thanks for listening. We truly appreciate it. Second, I wholeheartedly agree with your comments about this film. I felt very privileged to see it for the first time on the big screen when the restored version was released in 1989. I was still a kid, but the breathtaking beauty of the images along with the compelling story and outstanding acting caused me to fall in love with this film immediately. I look forward to watching it with my kids some day, once they age to a level that I think they will appreciate it.

      As for The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance. Another classic film. One of my favorite John Wayne films. We have also reviewed that film as well. Matt picked it in the early days of our little podcast. You should give it a listen as well. https://www.moviehousememories.com/the-man-who-shot-liberty-valance-1962-podcast/

      Although I love Liberty Valance, my favorite John Wayne film will always be The Searchers. We have reviewed that one a couple of time over, but I still think the Movie House podcast was the best. If you have a chance, give it a listen and tell us what you think of that one as well. https://www.moviehousememories.com/the-searchers-1956-podcast/

      Once again, thanks for listening. I hope this is not the last feedback we get from you.

      Patrick

Leave a Reply

Back to top button
Close

Adblock Detected

Please consider supporting us by disabling your ad blocker