Lawrence of Arabia, released in 1962, was a historical drama based on the life of T. E. Lawrence and his 1926 book Seven Pillars of Wisdom. Directed by David Lean, the film starred Peter O’Toole and Alec Guinness.

Nominated for ten Oscars at the 35th Academy Awards in 1963, the film won Best Picture, Best Director and the Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture

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