Sharif, Omar 1932-
Most widely held works about Omar Sharif
Most widely held works by Omar Sharif
Lawrence of Arabia ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in English and held by 2,103 libraries worldwide
The story of T.E. Lawrence, the heroic and troubled man who organized the Arab nations to fight the Turks in World War I and then, having reached a pinnacle of power in Mideast politics, retired to postwar military obscurity.
Doctor Zhivago ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 1,865 libraries worldwide
A poet and surgeon, husband and lover finds his life disrupted by war. It alters the lives of many, including Tonya, the gentle woman he marries and Lara, the woman he cannot forget.
Lawrence of Arabia by David Lean ( Visual )
61 editions published between 1962 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,759 libraries worldwide
The story of T.E. Lawrence (Peter O'Toole), the heroic and troubled man who organized the Arab nations to fight the Turks in World War I and then, having reached a pinnacle of power in Mideast politics, retired to postwar military obscurity.
Funny girl ( Visual )
42 editions published between 1968 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 1,704 libraries worldwide
A musical film that follows the early career of stage comedienne Fanny Brice.
Hidalgo ( Visual )
21 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,636 libraries worldwide
In the 1890's Frank T. Hopkins, a former U.S. Cavalry dispatch rider who is haunted by memories of what he saw at the battle of Wounded Knee, and his mustang Hidalgo, are performing in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, billed as the greatest horse and rider the West has ever known. This leads them to be invited to run in the 3,000 mile endurance race across the Middle Eastern desert, the Ocean of Fire, by one of the leading Arabian Sheiks. The race soon becomes not only a matter of pride and honor for Frank, but a race for his very survival as he and his horse attempt the impossible.
Doctor Zhivago ( Visual )
47 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,595 libraries worldwide
A poet and surgeon, husband and lover finds his life disrupted by war. It alters the lives of many, including Tonya, the gentle woman he marries and Lara, the woman he cannot forget. Based on the novel by Boris Pasternak. Filmed in Spain during the dictatorship of General Francisco Franco under the surveillance of Spain's secret police. Won Academy Awards in 1965 for Best Cinematography, Best Screenplay, Best Original Score (including Lara's Theme), Best Art Direction/Set Direction, and Best Costume Design.
10, 000 BC ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,126 libraries worldwide
In a remote mountain tribe, the young hunter D'Leh finds his heart's passion in the beautiful Evolet. But when a band of mysterious warlords raid their village and kidnaps Evolet, D'Leh leads a small group of hunters to save her. As they venture into unknown lands for the first time, the group discovers there are civilizations beyond their own and that mankind's reach is far greater than they ever knew. At each encounter the group is joined by other tribes who have been attacked by the slave raiders. Soon the small band has turned into army. At a massive temple, the band will take their stand against a tyrannical god who has brutally enslaved their own. It is here that D'Leh finally comes to understand that he has been called to save not only Evolet but all of civilization.
One night with the king ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,075 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of Hadassah, the young Jewish girl who becomes the Biblical Esther, Queen of Persia. Despite her position, Hadassah's life is in danger, as the state has decreed that all Jews will be put to death. Defying warnings to remain silent, however, Hadassah struggles to save her people, evens as she seeks to win the heart of the king.
The 13th warrior ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,015 libraries worldwide
After being warned by a fortune-teller that their fight against legendary creatures is doomed to failure unless they have a 13th warrior, a travelling ambassador (Banderas) is given no choice but to join a group of fierce fighters.
Gulliver's travels ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 1,006 libraries worldwide
The tale of an 18th-century physician who takes eight years to travel through a variety of fantastical lands, only to have everyone but his wife take him for a madman when he returns home.
Monsieur Ibrahim et les fleurs du Coran ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in French and English and held by 786 libraries worldwide
An elderly Turkish Muslim grocer befriends a lonely teenage Jewish boy in a working class section of Paris.
Catherine the Great ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 728 libraries worldwide
Trapped in a loveless political marriage to the dissolute nephew of the ailing Russian Empress Elizabeth, young German princess Sophia Fredericka bides her time, chooses her lovers carefully and plots her path to the throne. Skillfully manipulating the Russian triumvirate of church, army and aristocracy, she adroitly rides the shifting currents of social change and unrest to become one of Russia's most unforgettable and beloved rulers, Catherine the Great.
Mysteries of Egypt ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 657 libraries worldwide
Presents a story of a grandfather who enchants his granddaughter with tales of tombs and treasures. Travel back more than 4,000 years to a time when the Great Pyramids of Giza were built. A special 30-minute bonus program gives you an insider's look at what it took to create this film.
The Far pavilions ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in English and held by 569 libraries worldwide
A haunting tale of the love of an English officer for an Indian princess, set against the splendor of Imperial India in the 19th century.
Mackenna's gold ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in English and held by 471 libraries worldwide
In the Arizona Territory of the 1870's, Marshal Sam Mackenna is the only living person who knows the tortuous route to the fabulous "Cañon del Oro". During his journey, Mackenna is captured by Colorado, a brutal Mexican bandit who has long sought his death. But, if Mackenna is to lead the cutthroat gang to the lost treasure, Colorado must keep him alive.
Funny lady ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1975 and 2005 in English and held by 454 libraries worldwide
A musical film that follows the career of stage comedienne Fanny Brice with songwriter Billy Rose.
Building the Great Pyramid ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 442 libraries worldwide
By combining up-to-date research, the latest archeological discoveries, and extensive location scouting this video reconstructs the Great Pyramid with state-of-the-art CGI. It shows us how and why the most extraordinary of all human monuments was built. And it does this by following a young Egyptian man, Nahkt, who is conscripted from his village to work on the great pyramid and works his way up the ranks to a senior overseer.
Mrs. 'Arris goes to Paris ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1992 and 1998 in English and held by 436 libraries worldwide
An honest, hard-working cleaning woman scrimps and sacrifices to go to Paris and visit the House of Dior.
Mysteries of the pyramids ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1988 and 1996 in English and Arabic and held by 428 libraries worldwide
An unprecedented look into the secret passageways and chambers of the ancient pyramids.
The eternal male by Omar Sharif ( Book )
10 editions published between 1976 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 399 libraries worldwide
Action and adventure films Action and adventure films Arabian Peninsula Bible films Biographical films Biography Brice, Fanny Civilization Drama Egypt Endurance riding (Horsemanship) Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Films for the hearing impaired Films--for the hearing impaired Great Britain Great Britain.--Army Historical films History Hopkins, Frank T Hunters Ibn Faḍlān, Aḥmad,--fl. 922 Kidnapping Lawrence, T. E.--1888-1935 Man-woman relationships Middle East Military campaigns Mountain people Musical films Mustang Pasternak, Boris Leonidovich,--1890-1960 Physicians Raids (Military science) Revolution (Russia : 1905-1907) Russia Russia (Federation) Slaves--Social conditions Soldiers Soviet Union Television mini-series Television mini-series United States Vaudeville Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Vikings Women comedians World War (1914-1918) Ziegfeld, Flo,--1869-1932
Chalhoub, Maechel 1932-
Chalhoub, Michael 1932-
Cherif, Omar el 1932-
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Shalhoub, Maechel 1932-
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