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|Named Person:||Lew Wallace; Jesus Christ|
|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|
|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 Awards, 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., col. ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Details:||DVD, NTSC; region 1; Widescreen format; double-sided disc.|
|Contents:||Side A: Overture; feature film (1st half) --
side B. Entr'acte; feature film (2nd half).
|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.|
|Local System Bib Number:||
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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