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Ben-hur : a tale of the Christ / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; by General Lew Wallace ; produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in arrangement with Abraham L. Erlanger, Charles B. Dillingham and Florenz Ziegfeld, Jr. ; directed by Fred Niblo adaptation by June Mathis.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Centerville Center Twp PL - Centerville DVD 1643 BEN (Text) 76895000259699 1st Floor Audio Visual Available -

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  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (140 min.) : silent, black and white and color tinted ; 4 3/4 in.

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General Note:
Based on the novel by Lew Wallace.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1925.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Adaptation, June Mathis ; scenario, Carey Wilson ; photography, Rene Guissart et. al ; editor, Lloyd Nosler.
Participant or Performer Note:
Ramon Novarro, Francis X. Bushman, May McAvoy, Betty Bronson, Claire McDowell, Kathleen Key, Carmel Myers, Nigel de Brulier, Mitchell Lewis, Leo White, Frank Currier, Charles Belcher, Dale Fuller, Winter Hall.
Summary, etc.:
Silent version of the sweeping saga that tells the story of a young Jewish nobleman who leads his nation against the wrath of the conquering Romans. His self-imposed destiny brings tragedy to himself and his people, as he learns to fight, love, hate and, finally, forgive.
System Details Note:
DVD; fullscreen 4:3; Dolby digital 2.0.
Language Note:
Silent with English intertitles and Korean subtitles.
Subject: Slaves > Rome > Drama.
Jesus Christ > Drama.
Bible. New Testament > History of Biblical events > Drama.
Chariot racing > Drama.
Judaea (Region) > Drama.
Jesus Christ.
Bible. New Testament.
Chariot racing.
History of Biblical events.
Middle East > Judaea (Region)
Genre: Drama.
Epic films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Film adaptations.
Historical films.
Religious films.
Silent films.

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