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Brownstown PL - Brownstown ADVD BEN-HUR ed.1959 d.1-4 (Text) All Discs 79361000021927 Adult Fiction DVDs Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 1419810790
  • Physical Description: 4 videodiscs (222 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Four-disc collector's ed.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2005]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Based on the novel by Lew Wallace.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1959.
Special features: Commentary by film historian T. Gene Hatcher with scene-specific comments from Charlton Heston; new digital transfer from restored 65MM elements; music-only track; Disc 3: the 1925 feature-length silent version of 'Ben-Hur with a stereophonic orchestral score by composer Carl Davis. Disc 4: 2005 documentary: 'Ben-Hur: The epic that changed cinema'; current filmmakers such as Ridley Scott and George Lucas reflect on the importance and influence of the film; 1994 documentary: 'Ben-Hur: The making of an epic' hosted by Christopher Plummer; 'Directed by William Wyler' the 1986 Emmy Award-nominated documentary featuring the last interview with Wyler before his death; 'Ben-Hur: A journey through pictures' a new audiovisual recreation of the film via stills, storyboards, sketches, music and dialogue; screen tests: Leslie Nielsen and Cesare Danova, Leslie Nielsen and Yale Wexler, George Baker and William Russel; highlights from the 4/4/1960 Academy Awards ceremony; vintage newsreels gallery; theatrical trailer gallery.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Robert L. Surtees ; art director, Edward Carfagno, William A. Horning ; 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, Finlay Currie, Frank Thring, Terence Longdon, George Relph, André Morell.
Summary, etc.:
Judah Ben-Hur is a young Jewish nobleman from a prominent family who is reunited with his childhood friend Messala. Messala returns to Judea as a Roman tribune. There is a genuine friendship between the two men, yet the clash of their cultures drives a wedge between them. That wedge finally drives Messala to banish Judah to the slave galleys and sends his mother and his sister to prison. From that point forward, Judah's life becomes a quest: a quest to survive and a quest for vengeance. Judah survives the galleys to become the adopted son of a Roman general, and his triumphant return to Judea permits him to challenge and subsequently confront Messala in a chariot race.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.76:1) and full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language Note:
English or dubbed French dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject: Nobility > West Bank > Drama.
Slaves > West Bank > Drama.
Chariot racing > West Bank > Drama.
Nobleza > West Bank > Teatro.
Eslavos > West Bank > Teatro.
Genre: Feature films.
Ancient world > Feature.
Religious > Feature.
Adaptation > Feature.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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