Posts Tagged “Lawrence of Arabia”

Omar Sharif and pro-Israel Hollywood

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Omar Sharif and pro-Israel Hollywood

Omar Sharif was one of the first Arab actors to appear in the biased anti-Arab arena of Hollywood. His talent took him past the bigotry that has denied Arabs roles in major motion pictures, excluded pro-Arab themes and narratives from Hollywood movies, and marginalized Arabs to the sidelines of a biased movie industry. But his legacy…

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Obituary: Omar Sharif, 1932-2015, the back story

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Obituary: Omar Sharif, 1932-2015, the back story

Omar Sharif was one of the first Arab actors to appear in the biased anti-Arab arena of Hollywood. His talent took him past the bigotry that has denied Arabs roles in major motion pictures, excluded pro-Arab themes and narratives from Hollywood movies, and marginalized Arabs to the sidelines of a biased movie industry. But his legacy…

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That Lawrence of Arabia!

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That Lawrence of Arabia!

That Lawrence of Arabia! By Sheikha Al Dosary I can’t deny falling in love with the 1962 film “Lawrence of Arabia” when I first watched it as a teenager. I had a crush on Peter James O’Toole! That charming actor and his charisma inspired my imagination and thoughts as young girl just starting to figure…

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