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Zhivago: Behind the Camera with David Lean (1966)

In this promotional short for the feature film Doctor Zhivago (1965), director David Lean explains why he chose the performers for the leading roles in the movie.
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Cast

Cast overview:
David Lean ... Himself
Robert Bolt ... Himself
Omar Sharif ... Himself
Geraldine Chaplin ... Herself
Julie Christie ... Herself
Tom Courtenay ... Himself
Siobhan McKenna ... Herself
Ralph Richardson ... Himself
Rita Tushingham ... Herself
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A behind the scenes look at the filming of Doctor Zhivago (1965), this film short focuses primarily on David Lean and how he chose the principal actors for the film, including Omar Sharif, Julie Christie and Geraldine Chaplin. The exterior scenes were filmed in Spain with the Spanish plains substituting for the Russian steppes. They also build a full-sized set replicating parts of Moscow including Red Square. Written by garykmcd

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Short | Documentary

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1966 (Finland) See more »

Also Known As:

Bakom kameran: David Lean See more »

Filming Locations:

Madrid, Spain

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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Featured on the 2-disc Warner Brothers DVD of Doctor Zhivago (1965), released in 2001. See more »

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All credited cast members are identified by the narrator. See more »

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Features Great Expectations (1946) See more »

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