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Fascinating Fact 656

12th December 2005

The four minutes 30 seconds of silence from 1962 screen epic LAWRENCE OF ARABIA is the most requested movie sound effect ever - Britain's Cinesound Library have called the track SILENCE IS GOLDEN due to...

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Star Wars Soundtrack Voted Greatest In History

3rd October 2005

British composer JOHN WILLIAMS has been honoured for his STAR WARS soundtrack, which has topped a survey of the greatest movie music of all time. The sci-fi saga beat off competition from classic movie...

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Rings Trilogy Has Best Film Soundtrack Of All Time

31st May 2005

Music from THE LORD OF THE RINGS movie trilogy has beaten scores from STAR WARS and LAWRENCE OF ARABIA to be voted the greatest film soundtrack of all time. Composer HOWARD SHORE's dramatic music...

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O'toole Slams 'Bore' Miller

11th April 2005

Irish film legend PETER O'TOOLE has controversially slammed late playwright ARTHUR MILLER as "a bore", only two months after the scribe's death. The New York writer died on 10 February (05) following heart failure,...

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O'toole Slams Contemporary British Theatre

30th March 2005

Veteran actor PETER O'TOOLE blames the declining state of British theatre for the sudden surge of promising UK actors seeking out movie work. The LAWRENCE OF ARABIA legend is convinced aspiring stars would stay...

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Caine's Classic Voted Top British Movie Of All Time

4th October 2004

SIR MICHAEL CAINE's classic 1971 movie GET CARTER has beaten TRAINSPOTTING to the title of best British movie of all time. The gangster film, which shows the OSCAR-winning actor as ruthless killer JACK...

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Lawrence Of Arabia Tops British Film Poll

16th August 2004

The panoramic epic LAWRENCE OF ARABIA has been crowned the best British film of all time. The 1962 cinematic biography of the enigmatic T E LAWRENCE - played by PETER O'TOOLE - won...

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O'toole Laughs Off Troy Heatwave

7th May 2004

PETER O'TOOLE is laughing off claims the Maltese heat left him wilting on the set of movie epic TROY - because it was nothing compared to what he went through while making LAWRENCE OF ARABIA....

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Sharif Recalls Drug-taking Days

4th May 2004

Hollywood legends OMAR SHARIF and PETER O'TOOLE took the amphetamine Benzedrine to help them stay awake and party all night while filming movie classic LAWRENCE OF ARABIA. The Egyptian actor and Irish star filmed...

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Lawrence Of Arabia Is Best Epic

21st April 2004

LAWRENCE OF ARABIA has been named the greatest ever film epic by leading British film magazine TOTAL FILM - in a feature inspired by the upcoming release of TROY. The SIR DAVID LEAN directed...

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Lawrence Of Arabia Buddies Reteam

15th March 2004

OMAR SHARIF is set to reteam with his LAWRENCE OF ARABIA co-star PETER O'TOOLE in a new fantasy film. The two pals will take on small roles in new movie GILGAMESH, and Sharif admits...

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Mortensen's Saharan Struggle

9th March 2004

LORD OF THE RINGS star VIGGO MORTENSEN was stunned by the beauty of the Sahara Desert when he shot his new movie HIDALGO there - but he found the conditions extremely tough to deal with....

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Monty Python And The Holy Grail 'Greatest British Film'

13th February 2004

Irreverent comedy MONTY PYTHON AND THE HOLY GRAIL has surprisingly triumphed in a new comprehensive poll of the greatest British films of all time. The 1975 movie beat STANLEY KUBRICK's A CLOCKWORK ORANGE into...

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British Mps Vote For Dr Zhivago

13th February 2004

Classic sixties movie DR ZHIVAGO has been voted the best British film of all time - by the country's politicians. The SIR DAVID LEAN movie, which stars OMAR SHARIF and JULIE CHRISTIE, beat off...

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Omar Sharif Blames Gambling For Bad Movie Roles

6th January 2004

Acting legend OMAR SHARIF blames his gambling addiction and extravagant lifestyle for the decline of his Hollywood career. After starring roles in 60s film classics DR ZHIVAGO, LAWRENCE OF ARABIA and FUNNY GIRL, the...

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Titanic Voted Worst Film Ever

5th November 2003

Movie megahit TITANIC has been voted the worst film ever in a poll on British TV show FILM 2003. Over 2,000 different films were nominated by tens of thousands of viewers - but Titanic...

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1939 Voted Hollywood's Greatest Year

11th September 2003

Hollywood was better in the good old days - a new survey has found 1939 was the greatest year in the history of Tinseltown. Movie classics GONE WITH THE WIND, GOODBYE MR CHIPS, WUTHERING...

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Sharif To Be Honoured

29th August 2003

Legendary LAWRENCE OF ARABIA heart-throb OMAR SHARIF is to be awarded a GOLDEN LION LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT award at the VENICE FILM FESTIVAL today (29AUG03). The Egyptian born actor who stars in MONSIEUR IBRAHIM ET...

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Sharif To Receive Career Award

13th August 2003

Actor OMAR SHARIF has been selected to receive a GOLDEN LION award at Italy's upcoming VENICE FILM FESTIVAL for his 50-year screen career. The Egyptian-born 71-year-old, stars of such films as DOCTOR ZHIVAGO, LAWRENCE...

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Lecter And Finch Are Hollywood's Hero And Villain

4th June 2003

ATTICUS FINCH and HANNIBAL LECTER have been named Hollywood's greatest hero and villain. GREGORY PECK's character from 1962 OSCAR-winner TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD and ANTHONY HOPKINS' gruesome SILENCE OF THE LAMBS serial killer topped...

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Movie Worries For Globe.trotting Damon . Affleck

25th March 2003

MATT DAMON's new movie GERRY was one of the first films to be hit by impending war in the Middle East - and he's convinced the project was cursed. The GOOD WILL HUNTING star,...

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