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    Lawrence of Arabia (Columbia, 1962). French Double Grande (63" X 91").
    This is the film that virtually defined "epic." Winner of seven Oscars, including Best Picture and Best Director, David Lean's unforgettable war film made a star of Peter O'Toole. Based on T. E. Lawrence's own self-published memoir The Seven Pillars of Wisdom, it tells the story of one man's journey into the desert, where he sides with the Arabs in their rebellion against the Turks. The magnificent French double grande format is quite rare, and this is only the second time it's been presented by Heritage. It's punctuated by the iconic image of Lawrence's face enigmatically draped in shadow. The artwork is by Georges Kerfyser (Earth Versus the Flying Saucer, The Long Haul, Blow-up). The only touchup required was to fold wear (some with tears in O'Toole's face), creases in the image area and background, and a tear in the top left background and bottom left corner. Fine+ on Linen.


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    November, 2014
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