I've just put up Matthew Gibbs' review of the film Lawrence of Arabia against our call for reviews. You can find it here and it is well worth a read. Matthew is a freelance writer from Sydney with a good knowledge of Lawrence.

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Tuesday 20 February 2007 by Mal Booth. No comments.
Exhibitions, Lawrence of Arabia and the Light Horse Our exhibition

I am sorry that there have been few posts recently. It isn't because we have all been on holiday. This time of year is simply a very busy period for all of us, with many planning and budget deadlines to meet. As well, we are now finalising details for the last couple of loans needed for the Lawrence exhibition and I've been particularly preoccupied by these negotiations. Hopefully, they will lead to an impressive range of historical weapons, art, robes, documents and other memorabilia being displayed in Australia for the first time.

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Wednesday 24 January 2007 by Mal Booth. 1 comments.
Exhibitions, Lawrence of Arabia and the Light Horse The Light Horse

The Australian Light Horse unit war diaries from the First World War have been digitally scanned in full colour and can now be read online. This marks the start of a project to digitise all of the archival series AWM4 Australian Imperial Force unit war diaries, 1914-18 War.

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Thursday 18 January 2007 by Mal Booth. No comments.
Exhibitions, Lawrence of Arabia and the Light Horse Our exhibition

At last! Here are the photos from our December 2006 film screening of Lawrence of Arabia. Under these nearly authentic period disguises, our exhibition team is all but revealed.

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Well, our little exhibition team did all go to watch Lawrence of Arabia in period costume as planned. There will soon be some very embarassing photos and perhaps some film footage displayed on this blog, so keep an eye out for them.

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Thursday 21 December 2006 by Robyn Van-Dyk. 1 comments.
Exhibitions, Lawrence of Arabia and the Light Horse Chauvel, The Light Horse

The David Lean film Lawrence of Arabia is one of the more famous examples of art contributing to the Lawrence legend. Lesser known is the Australian feature film Forty Thousand Horsemen which can also be considered as significant for its role in legend making, however, for the Australian Light Horse.

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Sunday 17 December 2006 by Shaune Lakin. 1 comments.
Exhibitions Focus: photography and war 1945–2006

The exhibition Focus and the book Contact were launched simultaneously on 7 December 2006.

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