El director David Lean (El puente sobre el río Kwai, Lawrence de Arabia, Doctor Zhivago...)

El director David Lean (El puente sobre el río Kwai, Lawrence de Arabia, Doctor Zhivago...)

David Lean (March 25, 1908 - April 16, 1991)  here on the set of “Lawrence of Arabia”

David Lean (March 25, 1908 - April 16, 1991) here on the set of “Lawrence of Arabia”

David Lean Oscar for Best Director (1958) , for Bridge On The River Kwai"  also won Best Picture

David Lean Oscar for Best Director (1958) , for Bridge On The River Kwai" also won Best Picture

Sir David Lean, CBE (25 March 1908 – 16 April 1991) was an English film director, producer, screenwriter and editor.

Sir David Lean, CBE (25 March 1908 – 16 April 1991) was an English film director, producer, screenwriter and editor.

Sir David Lean~ English film director, producer, screenwriter and editor, best remembered for big-screen epics The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), Lawrence of Arabia (1962), Doctor Zhivago (1965), and A Passage to India (1984); for bringing Charles Dickens' novels to the silver screen with films such as Great Expectations (1946) and Oliver Twist (1948); and for the renowned romantic drama Brief Encounter (1945).

Sir David Lean~ English film director, producer, screenwriter and editor, best remembered for big-screen epics The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), Lawrence of Arabia (1962), Doctor Zhivago (1965), and A Passage to India (1984); for bringing Charles Dickens' novels to the silver screen with films such as Great Expectations (1946) and Oliver Twist (1948); and for the renowned romantic drama Brief Encounter (1945).

David Lean 1908-1991. Great movie maker. Could handle epic scale with real artistic integrity.

David Lean 1908-1991. Great movie maker. Could handle epic scale with real artistic integrity.

“David Lean’s 'Brief Encounter' was a seminal point of reference for me when making Carol. “ -quoted Todd Haynes director #Carolmovie

“David Lean’s 'Brief Encounter' was a seminal point of reference for me when making Carol. “ -quoted Todd Haynes director #Carolmovie

New post about one of my all-time favorite summer movies; David Lean's SUMMERTIME (1955) starring Katharine Hepburn and Rossano Brazzi takes place in gorgeous Venice, Italy! Enjoy!  http://thegreatkh.blogspot.com/2012/07/david-leans-summertime-1955.html

New post about one of my all-time favorite summer movies; David Lean's SUMMERTIME (1955) starring Katharine Hepburn and Rossano Brazzi takes place in gorgeous Venice, Italy! Enjoy! http://thegreatkh.blogspot.com/2012/07/david-leans-summertime-1955.html

Robert Mitchum in David Leans Ryans Daughter (1970) now available in HD on Warner Archive Instant

Robert Mitchum in David Leans Ryans Daughter (1970) now available in HD on Warner Archive Instant

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