Sources for Feature Films and Documentaries

Streaming Video Resources at Harvard: A Guide with Links
Includes databases of newsreels, such as The March of Time, and other primary film
footage. In Alexander Street Video, use the Advanced Search and select Place Discussed: Middle East.

The Internet Archive
In the Advanced Search, type your search terms and select the mediatype movies. You can narrow your search results by date, subject, language, etc.

To find films in HOLLIS, use the Advanced Search and limit the Resource Type to Videos/Film.

At the opening of LAWRENCE OF ARABIA in Scranton PA (1963), crowds gather to hear "the Oriental Band from Irem Temple."

. . . while in Denver the same year, the venue adds a layer of "Arabian" folklore.