THE CAST INCLUDES
Peter O'Toole / Nominated (BECKET, LORD JIM, WHAT'S NEW PUSSYCAT?,
THE NIGHT OF THE GENERALS, THE LION IN WINTER, GOODBYE MR. CHIPS,
THE RULING CLASS, MAN OF LA MANCHA, ROSEBUD, ZULU DAWN, MY FAVORITE
YEAR, SUPERGIRL, CREATOR)
Omar Sharif / Nominated Supporting Actor
(THE FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE, THE YELLOW ROLLS ROYCE, DR. ZHIVAGO,
THE NIGHT OF THE GENERALS, FUNNY GIRL, MACKENNA'S GOLD, JUGGERNAUT,
FUNNY LADY, OH HEAVENLY DOG)
(THE LAVENDER HILL MOB, OLIVER TWIST, KIND HEARTS AND CORONETS,
OUR MAN IN HAVANA, THE BRIDGE ON THE RIVER KWAI, DOCTOR ZHIVAGO,
CROMWELL, STAR WARS, A PASSAGE TO INDIA, SMILEY'S PEOPLE)
Anthony Quinn (VIVA ZAPATA!, LUST FOR LIFE, WILD IS THE WIND,
ZORBA THE GREEK, ULYSSES, THE GUNS OF NAVARONE, THE SHOES OF THE
FISHERMAN, THE SECRET OF SANTA VITTORIA, THE GREEK TYCOON, LION
OF THE DESERT)
Jack Hawkins (THE CRUEL SEA, FRONT PAGE STORY, BRIDGE ON
THE RIVER KWAI, BEN-HUR, ZULU, LORD JIM, WATERLOO, KIDNAPPED, YOUNG
With Jose Ferrer, Anthony Quayle, Claude Rains, Arthur Kennedy,
Donald Wolfit, and Michel Rey.
ABOUT THE PRODUCER
Sam Spiegel (1901 - 1985), born in Poland, who's been in Hollywood
since 1941 and has produced three Best Pictures: ON THE WATERFRONT
(54), THE BRIDGE ON THE RIVER KWAI (57), and LAWRENCE OF ARABIA
Spiegel's other works include: TALES OF MANHATTAN, THE AFRICAN QUEEN,
THE CHASE, THE NIGHT OF THE GENERALS, NICHOLAS AND ALEXANDRA, and
THE LAST TYCOON.
NOTES & TRIVA
John Box, John Stoll, and Dario Simoni received the Art Direction/Set
Decoration (color) Oscar. While Fred A. Young was awarded the Oscar
for Color Cinematography. Anne Coates received the Oscar for Editing.
Maurice Jarre received the Music Score (Substantially Original)
Oscar. In addition, John Cox got his award for Best Sound.
Please note: the producing/directing team of Sam Spiegel and David
Lean delivered two Best Pictures: BRIDGE ON THE RIVER KWAI and LAWRENCE
Marlon Brando was the first choice to play Lawrence, but he was
filming MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY.
Much of the story was filmed in the Sudanese desert.
Art Direction (*)
OTHER "BEST PICTURE" NOMINATIONS
THE LONGEST DAY
THE MUSIC MAN
MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY
TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
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