LONDON, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- The Oscar-winning epic "Lawrence of Arabia" has been named the best British film of all time by a poll of 230 actors, technicians, writers and directors.
The poll, conducted by the Sunday Telegraph, named director David Lean as Best Director and four of his films were named in the top 10 best British films: "Brief Encounter," was ranked No. 2, with "Great Expectations," ranked fourth, and "The Bridge On The River Kwai," tied for seventh place.
The 1949 thriller, "The Third Man," placed third place ahead of "The Ladykillers," "Kind Hearts and Coronets," "The Thirty-Nine Steps," "A Matter of Life and Death" and "Four Weddings and A Funeral."
"Carry On Columbus," released in 1992, was chosen as the worst British film.