Lawrence of Arabia didn't come down this far

United Kingdom, 1979

Film
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Episode of Series “The World about us”.
A carpenter from England in search of his personal dream worked on a building site in Kuwait for a year. Tells the story of his adventure, and also looks in detail at Kuwait and its secret, male dominated society. Photography by Ken Lowe and edited by Graham Shipham. Narrated by Jonathan Raban.

Credits

production company

British Broadcasting Corporation

producer

Julian Cooper

Duration

00:51:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1979

Appears in

The World about us

Group of items

The World about us

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

013605

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Kuwait

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Middle East - Social life and customs

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Ethnology

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Middle East - Social conditions

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social structure

Places → Kuwait

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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