The Lion of the Desert: Film on VHS

The Lion of the Desert: Film on VHS
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The Lion of the Desert: Film on VHS
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20x13x3 cm / 7.87x5.12 inches
275gm / 0.61lbs
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PAL format. American customers will need a PAL playback VCR to play this video.
Director/Producer: Moustapha Akkad
Assistant Producer: Nahila May Al-Jabri
Screenwriter: H.A.L. Craig
Cinematography: Jack Hildyard
Starring: Anthony Quinn , Oliver Reed, and Sir John Gielgud

1981. English Dialogue. Color. 159 Minutes.

Lion of the Desert is the action/drama epic of the struggle of Omar Mukhtar, leader of the Muslim resistance in North Africa in the 1920s and 30s, against the imperialism of Mussolini and the Italian army. Despite the challenge of overcoming the fascist Italian war machine with only faith and wisdom, the Muslims led by Mukhtar maintained their resistance and refused to be conquered.

The year is 1929 and dictator Benito Mussolini (Rod Steiger) is still faced with the 20-year long war waged by Bedouin patriots to combat Italian colonization in Africa. Mussolini appoints General Rodolfo Graziani (Oliver Reed) governor of Libya, confident that he can crush the rebellion and restore the glories of Imperial Rome.

Inspirational in the Bedouin resistance toward the oppressors is the leadership of one man -- Omar Mukhtar (Anthony Quinn). A teacher by profession, guerilla by obligation, Mukhtar has commited himself to a war that cannot be won in his lifetime.PAL (European Standard) video. Not compatible with USA NTSC standard.
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as salamu alaika can this be played on a regular vcr in britain?(have no idea what "pal-playback" is!)shukran as salamu alaika
By asiyya on 29.10.2003
Yes, it is compatible with all VCRs in the UK and Europe, Australia and many other countries. The notable exception being the USA
By Customer Services on 30.10.2003
Is it available in arabic/english subtitles
By Jean on 24.11.2003
We just have it in English without subtitles
By Customer Services on 24.11.2003
do you sell either of these videos for regular united states vcr or dvd
By jennifer warner on 22.01.2010
Unfortunately we just have the European versions
By Customer Services on 22.01.2010
Who is bearing the copyright of The Message and Lion of the Desert? Who shall we contact to get permission to dub the films into our regional language?
By Aneeb Mohd on 13.04.2004
Sorry, we do not have access to that information
By Customer Services on 14.04.2004
i leave in amsterdam how must will it cost i would like te The Lion of the Desert: Film on VHS
By yamina on 10.03.2005
To discover the shipping charge for your order, add the required items to your cart and select your location. Please note shipping is charged @ cost. There are no handling charges. Delivery Times: We aim to despatch all orders within 24 hours of receipt, or otherwise advise via email. UK: Within 3 days Europe: Within 7 days USA : between 5 -10 days Rest of the World: 10 - 21 days
By Customer Services on 11.03.2005
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