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Title Ben-Hur : a tale of the Christ / by Lew Wallace ; presented by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; screen play by Karl Tunberg ; produced by Sam Zimbalist ; directed by William Wyler.
Imprint [Culver City, Calif.] : Turner Entertainment Co. ; Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2001]

Series Warner Bros. classics.
Warner Bros. classics.
Subject Wallace, Lew, 1827-1905. -- Film adaptations.
Jesus Christ -- Drama.
Bible. New Testament -- History of Biblical events -- Drama.
Slaves -- Italy -- Rome -- Drama.
Judaea (Region) -- Drama.
Rome -- History -- Tiberius, 14-37 -- Drama.
Alt Name Wyler, William, 1902-1981,
Zimbalist, Sam,
Tunberg, Karl,
Heston, Charlton,
Hawkins, Jack, 1910-1973,
Harareet, Haya, 1931-2021,
Boyd, Stephen, 1931-1977,
Griffith, Hugh, 1912-1980,
Scott, Martha, 1914-2003,
O'Donnell, Cathy, 1925-1970,
Jaffe, Sam, 1891-1984,
Wallace, Lew, 1827-1905. Ben-Hur.
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Uniform Title Ben-Hur (Motion picture : 1959)
Add Title At head of title on container: William Wyler's presentation of
Description 1 videodisc (212 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen format; Dolby Surround 5.1; Dolby Surround stereo; double-sided disc; dual-layer format (DVD-18).
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.
Cast Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Haya Harareet, Stephen Boyd, Hugh Griffith, Martha Scott, Cathy O'Donnell, Sam Jaffe.
Credits Director of photography, Robert L. Surtees ; editors, Ralph E. Winters, John D. Dunning ; music, Miklos Rozsa.
Note 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.
Summary 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.
Contents Side A: Feature film (part 1) -- side B. Feature film (part 2) ; Ben-Hur: the making of an epic.
Audience MPAA rating: G.
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.
ISBN 0790758458 : $24.99
ISBN/ISSN 012569550629
Publisher # 65506 Warner Home Video
OCLC # 46453041

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