Wednesday, 04 April 2001
LAWRENCE OF ARABIA (Columbia/TriStar Home Video), the 1962 fact-based epic about T.E. Lawrence, the Englishman who championed the Arab cause prior to WWI, comes to DVD in a deluxe two-disc set. David Lean directed Peter O’Toole in the title role; Omar Sharif also stars. Aspect ratio is 2.2:1; sound formats are English Dolby Digital 5.1, English 2.0 Surround, French, Spanish and Portuguese, with English, Spanish, French, Chinese, Korean, Portuguese and Thai subtitles. Extras include a making-of documentary, four original featurettes, a conversation with Steven Spielberg, newsreel footage, ad campaigns, the theatrical trailer, footage of the New York premiere, talent files and DVD-ROM features.