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Lion of the desert / Falcon International production ; a Moustapha Akkad film ; screenplay by H.A.L. Craig ; produced and directed by Moustapha Akkad.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette DVD LIO (Text) 31951003154868 Main Floor - DVDs Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (93 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: 25th anniversary ed.
  • Publisher: Troy, MI : Distributed by Anchor Bay Entertainment, [2005]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"25th anniversary 2 disc-set."
Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1981.
Special features: The making of "Lion of the desert"; audio commentary with producer/director Moustapha Akkad.
Formatted Contents Note:
Disc 1: English language -- Disc 2: Arabic language.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Photography, Jack Hildyard ; music, Maurice Jarre.
Participant or Performer Note:
Oliver Reed, Anthony Quinn, Irene Papas, Raf Vallone, Gastone Moschin.
Summary, etc.:
Between two world wars, a struggle for freedom took place in the African desert. This movie is the historically accurate story about the Libyan resistance leader, Omar Mukhtar, who led the Libyan resistance against the Italian oppressors from 1911-1931.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.77:1) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo.
Language Note:
English or Arabic dialogue; English version closed-captioned.
Subject: Mukhtār, ʻUmar, 1860?-1931 > Drama.
Libya > History > 1912-1951 > Drama.
Libya > History > 1551-1912 > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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