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Ben-Hur : a tale of the Christ

Author: William WylerSam ZimbalistKarl TunbergCharlton HestonJack HawkinsAll authors
Publisher: [Culver City, Calif.] : Turner Entertainment Co. ; Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2001]
Series: Warner Bros. classics.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A peace-loving prince of Judea 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.
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Genre/Form: History
Feature films
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Epic films
Action and adventure films
Religious films
Drama
Named Person: Lew Wallace; Jesus Christ; Jesus Christ.; Lew Wallace
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: William Wyler; Sam Zimbalist; Karl Tunberg; Charlton Heston; Jack Hawkins; Haya Harareet; Stephen Boyd; Hugh Griffith; Martha Scott; Cathy O'Donnell; Sam Jaffe; Lew Wallace; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0790758458 : 9780790758459 0790758458
OCLC Number: 46453041
Language Note: English (5.1 surround) or French (surround) language soundtracks with optional subtitles in English, French, Spanish, and Portuguese ; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Based on the novel by Lew Wallace.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1959.
Double sided disc must be flipped halfway through.
Special features: Side A: cast/crew; feature-length audio commentary by Charlton Heston; side B: cast/crew; feature-length audio commentary by Charlton Heston; Ben-Hur: the making of an epic (behind-the-scenes documentary) ; screen tests ; photo gallery; trailers.
Credits: Director of photography, Robert L. Surtees ; editors, Ralph E. Winters, John D. Dunning ; music, Miklos Rozsa.
Cast: Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Haya Harareet, Stephen Boyd, Hugh Griffith, Martha Scott, Cathy O'Donnell, Sam Jaffe.
Awards: National Film Registry selection, 2004
Academy Award winner, 1959: Best Picture ; Best Director ; Best Actor (Heston) ; Best Supporting Actor (Griffith) ; Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Color ; Best Cinematography, Color ; Best Costume Design, Color ; Best Effects, Special Effects ; Best Film Editing ; Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture ; Best Sound.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: G.
Description: 1 videodisc (212 min.) : sd., color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen format; Dolby Surround 5.1; Dolby Surround stereo; double-sided disc; dual-layer format (DVD-18).
Contents: Side A: Feature film (part 1) --
side B. Feature film (part 2) ; Ben-Hur: the making of an epic.
Series Title: Warner Bros. classics.
Other Titles: Ben-Hur (Motion picture : 1959)
William Wyler's presentation of
Ben hur
Responsibility: by Lew Wallace ; presented by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; screen play by Karl Tunberg ; produced by Sam Zimbalist ; directed by William Wyler.
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A peace-loving prince of Judea 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.

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