Norman Rockwell preparing to enter a mosque
Omar Sharif in Lawrence of Arabia (David Lean, 1962). Sharif’s first English-language role was that of Sharif Ali in David Lean’s historical epic. This performance earned him a Best Supporting Actor Oscar nomination and a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture, as well as a shared Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year – Actor.
Irish actor Peter O’Toole studying for his role as T.E. Lawrence. Photo by Dennis Oulds
Lawrence of Arabia (David Lean, 1962)
Robert Pattinson as Lawrence of Arabia in Queen of the Desert (Werner Herzog, 2015), based on the life of British traveller, writer, archaeologist, explorer, cartographer and political officer Gertrude Bell.
Candice Bergen and Sean Connery in The Wind and the Lion (John Milius, 1975)
Virginia Woolf (far left) and her friends, dressed as Abyssinian dignataries, 1910
Truman Capote in Tangier (Morocco)
Yves Saint Laurent in Marrakesh
Christian Louboutin purchased a villa near the Nile river