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The Resource 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, (videorecording)

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, (videorecording)

Label
Ben-Hur : a tale of the Christ
Title
Ben-Hur
Title remainder
a tale of the Christ
Statement of responsibility
by Lew Wallace ; presented by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; screen play by Karl Tunberg ; produced by Sam Zimbalist ; directed by William Wyler
Contributor
Actor
Director
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Producer
Production company
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
"Judah Ben-Hur [is] a Jewish nobleman in Palestine whose heroic odyssey includes enslavement by the Romans, vengeance against his tormentors during a furious arena chariot race and fateful encounters with Jesus Christ"--Container
Member of
Awards note
Academy Award, 1960: Best Picture; Best Director; Best Actor (Charlton Heston); Best Supporting Actor (Hugh Griffith); Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Color; Best Cinematography, Color; BestCostume Design, Color; Best Effects, Special Effects; Best Film Editing; Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture; Best Sound.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
  • Ben-Hur (Motion picture : 1959)
  • Ben-Hur (Motion picture : 1959)
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Credits note
Director of photography, Robert L. Surtees ; film editors, Ralph E. Winters, John D. Dunning ; music, Miklos Rosza
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: G
Language note
English or dubbed French dialogue, optional French or Spanish subtitles and optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.B464876 2011
PerformerNote
Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Haya Harareet, Stephen Boyd, Hugh Griffith, Martha Scott, Cathy O'Donnell, Sam Jaffe
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1902-1981
  • 1910-1973
  • 1931-
  • 1916-1991
  • 1931-1977
  • 1912-1980
  • 1914-2003
  • 1925-1970
  • 1891-1984
  • 1907-1995
  • 1827-1905
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wyler, William
  • Zimbalist, Sam
  • Tunberg, Karl
  • Heston, Charlton
  • Hawkins, Jack
  • Harareet, Haya
  • Surtees, Robert
  • Winters, Ralph E.
  • Dunning, John D.
  • Boyd, Stephen
  • Griffith, Hugh
  • Scott, Martha
  • O'Donnell, Cathy
  • Jaffe, Sam
  • Rózsa, Miklós
  • Wallace, Lew
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Runtime
222
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  • Slaves
  • Judaea (Region)
  • Rome
Technique
live action
Label
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, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Lew Wallace
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1959
  • Special features include commentary by film historian T. Gene Hatcher with Charlton Heston ; music-only track showcasing Miklos Rosza's award-winning score
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn741798420
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
50th anniversary ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (222 min.)
Isbn
9780780673465
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929178261
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 2000051430
  • 2000051431
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation ; NTSC ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
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, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Lew Wallace
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1959
  • Special features include commentary by film historian T. Gene Hatcher with Charlton Heston ; music-only track showcasing Miklos Rosza's award-winning score
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn741798420
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
50th anniversary ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (222 min.)
Isbn
9780780673465
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929178261
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 2000051430
  • 2000051431
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation ; NTSC ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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