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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. (Added Author). Zimbalist, Sam, film producer. (Added Author). Tunberg, Karl, screenwriter. (Added Author). Surtees, Robert, director of photography. (Added Author). Dunning, John D. (John Daniel), 1916-1991 editor of moving image work. (Added Author). Winters, Ralph E., editor of moving image work. (Added Author). Rózsa, Miklós, 1907-1995 composer. (Added Author). Heston, Charlton, actor. (Added Author). Hawkins, Jack, 1910-1973 actor. (Added Author). Harareet, Haya, 1931- actor. (Added Author). Boyd, Stephen, 1931-1977 actor. (Added Author). Griffith, Hugh, 1912-1980 actor. (Added Author). Scott, Martha, 1914-2003 actor. (Added Author). O'Donnell, Cathy, 1925-1970 actor. (Added Author). Jaffe, Sam, 1891-1984 actor. (Added Author). 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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