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Ben-Hur : a tale of the Christ

Author: William WylerSam ZimbalistKarl TunbergCharlton HestonJack HawkinsAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2011]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : 50th anniversary ed., letterboxed widescreen presentationView all editions and formats
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"Judah Ben-Hur [is] a Jewish nobleman in Palestine whose heroic odyssey includes enslavement by the Romans, vengeance against his tormentors during a furious arena chariot race and fateful encounters with Jesus Christ"--Container.
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Genre/Form: Bible films
Epic films
Historical films
Christian films
Film adaptations
Fiction films
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Named Person: Jesus Christ; Lew Wallace; 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; Robert Surtees; Ralph E Winters; John D Dunning; Stephen Boyd; Hugh Griffith; Martha Scott; Cathy O'Donnell; Sam Jaffe; Miklós Rózsa; Lew Wallace; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer,
ISBN: 9780780673465 : 0780673468
OCLC Number: 741798420
Language Note: English or dubbed French dialogue, optional French or Spanish subtitles and optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
Notes: Based on the novel by Lew Wallace.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1959.
Special features include commentary by film historian T. Gene Hatcher with Charlton Heston ; music-only track showcasing Miklos Rosza's award-winning score.
Credits: Director of photography, Robert L. Surtees ; film editors, Ralph E. Winters, John D. Dunning ; music, Miklos Rosza.
Cast: Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Haya Harareet, Stephen Boyd, Hugh Griffith, Martha Scott, Cathy O'Donnell, Sam Jaffe.
Awards: Academy Award, 1960: Best Picture; Best Director; Best Actor (Charlton Heston); Best Supporting Actor (Hugh Griffith); Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Color; Best Cinematography, Color; BestCostume 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: 2 videodiscs (222 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation ; NTSC ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Other Titles: Ben-Hur (Motion picture : 1959)
Ben-Hur (Motion picture : 1959).
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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"Judah Ben-Hur [is] a Jewish nobleman in Palestine whose heroic odyssey includes enslavement by the Romans, vengeance against his tormentors during a furious arena chariot race and fateful encounters with Jesus Christ"--Container.

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