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‘Doctor Zhivago’ premieres in New York City 50 years ago this hour (Dec 22 1965)

Video: 'Doctor Zhivago' trailer

(Wednesday, December 22, 1965, 7:45 p.m. EST)Doctor Zhivago, a British-American epic drama–romance film about a illicit lovers who fight to stay together during the turbulent years of the Russian Revolution, premiered tonight at the Capitol in New York City.

Directed by David Lean, the film starred Omar Sharif, Julie Christie, Tom Courtenay, Alec Guinness, Geraldine Chaplin and Rod Steiger.