The Night of the Generals: After their star-making turns in ‘Lawrence of Arabia’, Peter O’Toole and Omar Sharif reunited in this strange, lurid and lavishly mounted World War II Thriller

In his 1967 production, The Night of the Generals, movie mogul, Sam Spiegel, reunited Peter O'Toole and Omar Sharif after their star-making performances in 'Lawrence of Arabia'. This strange, genre-bending, all-star cast WWII drama, directed by Anatole Litvak, was a box office disappointment at the time of its release, but remains a very interesting watch … Continue reading The Night of the Generals: After their star-making turns in ‘Lawrence of Arabia’, Peter O’Toole and Omar Sharif reunited in this strange, lurid and lavishly mounted World War II Thriller

Doctor Zhivago: Omar Sharif excels as the titular romantic pacifist in David Lean’s epic tale of Love, War and Russian Revolution

Sir David Lean's classic romantic-war epic, Doctor Zhivago(1965), is adapted from Boris Pasternak's novel by the great writer, Robert Bolt. The film boasting an all-star cast comprising of Omar Sharif, Rod Steiger, Alec Guinness, Julie Christie etc. explored love and loss in the background of the first World War and the Russian Revolution. I think … Continue reading Doctor Zhivago: Omar Sharif excels as the titular romantic pacifist in David Lean’s epic tale of Love, War and Russian Revolution