Director David Lean is born

Director David Lean is born

Playing 1/9
  • David Lean Wins Best Directing: 1958 Oscars

    YouTube 02:46
  • Steven Spielberg discusses David Lean's transitions in his movies

    YouTube 02:19
  • David Lean's Scene Transitions

    YouTube 08:23
  • David Lean winning an Oscar® for "Lawrence of Arabia"

    YouTube 01:04
  • An interview with David Lean, Peter O'Toole & editor Anne V. Coates on LAWRENCE OF ARABIA (1962)

    YouTube 04:09
  • David Lean directs Alec Guinness on the set of A PASSAGE TO INDIA (1984)

    YouTube 02:25
  • David Lean on the critical reaction to Ryan's Daughter

    YouTube 03:22
  • Sir David Lean Accepts the AFI Life Achievement Award in 1990

    YouTube 05:29
  • Film 88 Special - David Lean

    YouTube 30:45

Sir David Lean, CBE was a British film director, producer, screenwriter and editor, responsible for large-scale epics such as The Bridge on the River Kwai, Lawrence of Arabia and Doctor Zhivago. He also directed adaptations of Charles Dickens novels Great Expectations and Oliver Twist, as well as the romantic drama Brief Encounter.

Discover in context

This site is not available in the landscape mode.
Please rotate your phone or install our app.