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Ben-Hur [videorecording] / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; produced by Sam Zimbalist ; screenplay by Karl Tunberg ; directed by William Wyler.

Ben-Hur

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  • 1 copies at Grand Rapids Public Library

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Madison Square DVD Ben (Text) 31307016683403 Movies Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0790758458
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc on two sides (212 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen version.
  • Publisher: Burbank, Ca. : Warner Home Video, c2000, 1959.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Dolby 5.1 surround.
Special features: Feature-length audio commentary by Charlton Heston ; behind the scenes documentary Ben-Hur: the making of an epic ; screen tests ; photo gallery ; interactive menus ; cast/director career highlights ; theatrical trailers ; scene access.
Based on the novel by Lew Wallace.
Videodisc release of the 1959 motion picture.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Robert Surtees ; production design by Vittorio Valentini ; editors, John D. Dunning, Ralph E. Winters, Margaret Booth ; music by Miklos Rozsa.
Participant or Performer Note:
Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Haya Harareet, Stephen Boyd, Hugh Griffith, Martha Scott, Cathy O'Donnell, Sam Jaffe .
Summary, etc.:
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, to love, to hate and, finally, to forgive.
Target Audience Note:
Rated G.
System Details Note:
DVD, Dolby 5.1 surround.
Language Note:
Soundtracks in English and French ; with subtitles in English, French, Spanish, and Portuguese ; closed captioning for the hearing impaired.
Awards Note:
Winner of 11 Academy Awards in 1959 including Best Picture, Best Actor and Best Director.
Subject: Wallace, Lew, 1827-1905 > Film and video adaptations.
Jesus Christ > Drama.
Religious films.
DVDs.
Film adaptations.
Genre: Feature films.
Historical films.
Films for the hearing impaired.
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