Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Lawrence of ArabiaA Film's Anthropology$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Steven Caton

Print publication date: 1999

Print ISBN-13: 9780520210820

Published to California Scholarship Online: May 2012

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520210820.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM CALIFORNIA SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.california.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright University of California Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in CALSO for personal use.date: 18 September 2021

“Travelling Circus”

“Travelling Circus”

The Transnational in Film Production of the 1950s

Chapter:
(p.24) Chapter 1 “Travelling Circus”
Source:
Lawrence of Arabia
Author(s):

Steven C. Caton

Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:10.1525/california/9780520210820.003.0002

This chapter studies the international dimensions of filmmaking, which have been widely ignored by film studies. It identifies the advantages of international filmmaking, and examines Lawrence of Arabia as an international film of the 1950s from the perspectives of the foreign government, national technical crews and extras, and the producer. It shows that Hollywood's film industry has always depended on international production. This chapter also discusses the film's reception, the film's director, David Lean, and one of the non-Western actors, Omar Sharif.

Keywords:   international dimensions, international filmmaking, international production, film's reception, Omar Sharif, David Lean

California Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.