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Lowell Thomas (I) (1892–1981)


Lowell Thomas filmed Major T.E. Lawrence and his Arab army fighting the Ottoman Turks in the deserts of Palestine in early 1917 during WWI. It was he who coined the phrase "Lawrence of Arabia"' and with his film and the following publicity made Lawrence perhaps the greatest legend of the Twentieth Century. Lawrence and the Arabs were betrayed by ... See full bio »

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Filmography

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 1977 Some Call It Greed
Narrator (voice)
 1976 Amelia Earhart (TV Movie)
Broadcaster
 1961 Sunday Showcase (TV Series)
Host / Narrator
- Our American Heritage: The Secret Rebel (1961) ... Host / Narrator
 1952 Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
Narrator
- Next to Crash (1952) ... Narrator
 1948 Driven to Kill (Short)
Narrator
 1947 Holiday in South Africa (Short)
Commentator
 1942 To the Shores of Tripoli
Opening Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1942 A Great Railroad at Work (Short)
Narrator
 1939 The Lion Has Wings
Narrator, US version
 1938 Titans of the Deep
Narrator
 1938 Five of a Kind
Movietone News Reporter (uncredited)
 1938 Going Places with Lowell Thomas No. 60 (Short)
Narrator
 1937 America Marching On (Short)
Host / Narrator
 1935 Schlitz on Mount Washington (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1933 Inklings (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1931 The Blonde Captive
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Biography: "Old Gimlet Eye: The Adventures of Smedley D. Butler". See more »

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He was inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame in 1989. See more »

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