Ben-Hur : a tale of the Christ /

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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Other Authors: Tunberg, Karl. (Screenwriter), Heston, Charlton. (Actor), Hawkins, Jack, 1910-1973 (Actor), Harareet, Haya, 1931- (Actor), Boyd, Stephen, 1931-1977 (Actor), Griffith, Hugh, 1912-1980 (Actor), Scott, Martha, 1914-2003 (Actor), O'Donnell, Cathy, 1925-1970 (Actor), Jaffe, Sam, 1891-1984 (Actor), Wallace, Lew, 1827-1905.
Format: Video
Language:English
Published: [Burbank, CA] : Warner Bros., [2015?]
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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.
Item Description:Based on the novel by Lew Wallace.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1959.
Physical Description:1 online resource (1 video file (222 min.)) : sound, color.
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.
Production Credits:Director of photography, Robert L. Surtees ; editors, Ralph E. Winters, John D. Dunning ; music, Miklos Rozsa.