• Peter O'Toole and Lawrence of the Middleweights

    Peter O'Toole refined his performance technique for portraying TE Lawrence after learning of Lawrence's character trait of 'giving only the plane of his face', and adopting the 'defensive', 'withdrawn-yet-penetrating' posture of a middleweight boxer - constantly aware of the position of the other person's hands. -- O'Toole on Lawrence's 'middleweight' posture.