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|Named Person:||Jesus Christ; Jesus Christ.|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Fred Niblo; Louis B Mayer; Samuel Goldwyn; Irving G Thalberg; Carey Wilson; Bess Meredyth; June Mathis; Cedric Gibbons; Ramon Novarro; Francis X Bushman; May McAvoy; Betty Bronson; Clare McDowell; Lew Wallace; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.; Turner Entertainment Co. Collection (Library of Congress)
|Notes:||Copyright: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Distributing Corp.; 8Oct27; LP24477.
Production and distribution information verified in Brownlow's, The Parade's gone by, p. 385-413.
The Nativity sequence was filmed in color and directed by Ferdinand P. Earle, per AFI catalog, F2, p. 51.
Summary is paraphrased from AFI catalog, F2, p. 51.
Based on the novel by General Lew Wallace.
English language interior titles with musical track added.
Screened for credits.
Source used: Variety film reviews, 1/6/1926.
|Credits:||Photography by Rene Guissart, Percy Hilburn, Karl Struss, Clyde DeVinna ; settings by Cedric Gibbons, Horace Jackson ; titles by Katharine Hilliker, H.H. Caldwell ; film editor, Lloyd Nosler.|
|Cast:||Ramon Novarro (Ben-Hur), Francis X. Bushman (Messala), May McAvoy (Esther), Betty Bronson (Mary), Claire McDowell (Princess of Hur).|
|Description:||14 film reels of 14 on 7 (approximately 129 min., 11,554 ft.) : sd., black and white and color ; 35 mm theatrical projection print.|
|Other Titles:||Ben-Hur (Motion picture : 1925)
Tale of the Christ
|Responsibility:||Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; director, Fred Niblo ; [producers] Louis B. Mayer, Samuel Goldwyn, Irving Thalberg ; scenario, Carey Wilson ; continuity by Carey Wilson and Bess Meredyth ; adaptation by June Mathis.|