The Resource Lion of the desert : [Asad al-ṣaḥrāʼ], a Moustapha Akkad film ; screenplay by H.A.L. Craig ; produced and directed by Moustapha Akkad, (videorecording)

Lion of the desert : [Asad al-ṣaḥrāʼ], a Moustapha Akkad film ; screenplay by H.A.L. Craig ; produced and directed by Moustapha Akkad, (videorecording)

Label
Lion of the desert : [Asad al-ṣaḥrāʼ]
Title
Lion of the desert
Title remainder
[Asad al-ṣaḥrāʼ]
Statement of responsibility
a Moustapha Akkad film ; screenplay by H.A.L. Craig ; produced and directed by Moustapha Akkad
Title variation
  • Omar Mukhtar
  • Asad al-ṣaḥrāʼ
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ara
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Photography, Jack Hildyard ; music, Maurice Jarre
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Rated PG for the English presentation; not rated for the Arabic language presentation
Language note
English or Arabic dialogue; English version closed-captioned
LC call number
DT223.8.M85
LC item number
L56 2005
PerformerNote
Oliver Reed, Anthony Quinn, Irene Papas, Raf Vallone, Gastone Moschin
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1938-1999
  • 1915-2001
  • 1929-2017
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Reed, Oliver
  • Quinn, Anthony
  • Papas, Irene
  • Vallone, Raf
  • Moschin, Gastone
  • Craig, H. A. L
  • Akkad, Moustapha
  • Hildyard, Jack
  • Jarre, Maurice
  • Anchor Bay Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
173
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mukhtār, ʻUmar
  • Arabic language films
  • Libya
  • Libya
Technique
live action
Label
Lion of the desert : [Asad al-ṣaḥrāʼ], a Moustapha Akkad film ; screenplay by H.A.L. Craig ; produced and directed by Moustapha Akkad, (videorecording)
Link
http://www.mrqe.com/movie_reviews/lion-of-the-desert-m100031975
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Special features, languages, subtitles, and number of discs may vary
  • Subtitle from container
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1981
  • Special features: The making of "Lion of the desert"; audio commentary with producer/director Moustapha Akkad
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
Disc 1: English language -- Disc 2: Arabic language
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
25th anniversary 2 disc-set ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 173 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
013131329193
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
DV13291
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 323949
  • (OCoLC)ocm62174658
  • (OCoLC)62174658
  • 314555
  • 314555
  • 323949
  • 323949
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.77:1) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Lion of the desert : [Asad al-ṣaḥrāʼ], a Moustapha Akkad film ; screenplay by H.A.L. Craig ; produced and directed by Moustapha Akkad, (videorecording)
Link
http://www.mrqe.com/movie_reviews/lion-of-the-desert-m100031975
Publication
Note
  • Special features, languages, subtitles, and number of discs may vary
  • Subtitle from container
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1981
  • Special features: The making of "Lion of the desert"; audio commentary with producer/director Moustapha Akkad
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
Disc 1: English language -- Disc 2: Arabic language
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
25th anniversary 2 disc-set ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 173 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
013131329193
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
DV13291
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 323949
  • (OCoLC)ocm62174658
  • (OCoLC)62174658
  • 314555
  • 314555
  • 323949
  • 323949
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.77:1) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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