Cover image for 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.
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.
ISBN:
9780790758459

9780780673465
Publication Information:
Burbank, Ca. : Warner Home Video, c2000.
Physical Description:
1 or 2 videodiscs (212 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
General Note:
Special features and enhancements may vary by copy.

Based on the novel by Lew Wallace.

Originally released as a motion picture in 1959.

Special features: Feature-length audio commentary by Charlton Heston ; Ben-Hur : the making of an epic, behind-the-scenes documentary ; screen tests ; photo gallery ; interactive menus ; cast/director career highlights ; theatrical trailers ; scene access.

DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation ; NTSC ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
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.
Personal Subject:
Added Uniform Title:
Ben-Hur (Motion picture : 1959)
Language Note:
English or dubbed French dialogue, optional French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned or subtitled in English for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Audience:
MPAA rating: G.
Performer:
Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Haya Harareet, Stephen Boyd, Hugh Griffith, Martha Scott, Cathy O'Donnell, Sam Jaffe.
Production Credits:
Director of photography, Robert L. Surtees ; editors, Ralph E. Winters, John D. Dunning ; music, Miklos Rozsa.
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