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Ben-Hur / presented by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; screen play by Karl Tunberg ; produced by Sam Zimbalist ; directed by William Wyler.

Wyler, William, 1902-1981 (film director,, film producer,, screenwriter.). Zimbalist, Sam, (film producer.). Tunberg, Karl, (screenwriter.). Surtees, Robert, (director of photography.). Dunning, John D. (John Daniel), 1916-1991 (editor of moving image work.). Winters, Ralph E., (editor of moving image work.). Rózsa, Miklós, 1907-1995 (composer.). Heston, Charlton, (actor.). Hawkins, Jack, 1910-1973 (actor.). Harareet, Haya, 1931- (actor.). Boyd, Stephen, 1931-1977 (actor.). Griffith, Hugh, 1912-1980 (actor.). Scott, Martha, 1914-2003 (actor.). O'Donnell, Cathy, 1925-1970 (actor.). Jaffe, Sam, 1891-1984 (actor.). Wallace, Lew, 1827-1905 Motion picture adaptation of (work): Ben-Hur. (Added Author). Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. (Added Author). Warner Home Video (Firm) (Added Author). Director of photography, Robert L. Surtees ; editors, John D. Dunning, Ralph E. Winters ; music, Miklós Rózsa ; costume designer, Elizabeth Haffenden. (Cast).

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  • 14 of 14 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780780683617
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (222 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: 50th anniversary [edition].
  • Publisher: Burbank, Cali. : Warner Home Video, [2011]

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally released as a motion picture in 1959.
Based on the novel by Lew Wallace.
Special features: commentary soundtrack by film historian T. Gene Hatcher with Charlton Heston ; music-only track showcasing Miklós Rózsa's award-winning score.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, Robert L. Surtees ; editors, John D. Dunning, Ralph E. Winters ; music, Miklós Rózsa ; costume designer, Elizabeth Haffenden.
Participant or Performer Note: Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Haya Harareet, Stephen Boyd, Hugh Griffith, Martha Scott, Cathy O'Donnell, Sam Jaffe.
Summary, etc.: Experience the visual splendor, thundering action, and towering drama of the record-setting winner of eleven Academy Awards, including Best Picture. Charlton Heston brings a muscular physical and moral presence to his role of Judah Ben-Hur, a Jewish nobleman in Palestine whose heroic odyssey includes enslavement by the Romans, vengeance against his tormentors during a furious arena chariot race, and a fateful encounter with Jesus Christ.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: G.
System Details Note: DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen presentation; Dolby digital 5.1.
Language Note: English or dubbed French dialogue, optional French or Spanish subtitles and optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Awards Note: Oscar winner, 1959
Subject: Slaves > Italy > Rome > Drama.
Jesus Christ > Drama.
Bible. New Testament > History of Biblical events > Drama.
Rome > History > Tiberius, 14-37 > Drama.
Jewish men > Drama.
Judaea (Region) > Drama.
Wallace, Lew, 1827-1905 > Film adaptations.
Genre: Action and adventure films.
Christian films.
Epic films.
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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