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Lowell Thomas

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Biography

Woodington, Ohio, USA
Lowell Thomas filmed Major T.E. Lawrence and his Arab army fighting the Ottoman Turks in the deserts of Palestine in early 1917 during WWI. It was he who coined the phrase "Lawrence of Arabia"' and with his film and the following publicity made Lawrence perhaps the greatest legend of the Twentieth Century.

Lawrence and the Arabs were betrayed by European imperial politics of the day, the consequences of which we still endure to this day at great expense and continuing unspeakable human suffering in the Middle East. Lowell Thomas was there to film the beginning and the middle. Read more...

Actor

Character: Movietone News Reporter

Five of a Kind 1938

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Character: Himself - Fox Movietone News Narrator

Star Dust 1940

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Character: Narrator, Himself

Search for Paradise 1957

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Character: Himself - Movietone News Narrator

Patton 1970

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Character: Himself

Big Eyes 2014

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Character: Himselr

The Good Shepherd 2006

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Character: Himself

Ike: The War Years 1979

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Normandy! 0

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The Battle of Midway 0

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Writing

Character: Narrator, Himself

Search for Paradise 1957

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