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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, (DVD 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, (DVD 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
Widescreen. "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; Best Costume 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)
http://bibfra.me/vocab/relation/composerexpression
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Credits note
Director of photography, Robert L. Surtees ; film editors, Ralph E. Winters, John D. Dunning ; music, Miklos Rosza
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
  • PN1995.9.H5
LC item number
  • .B464876 2011
  • B46 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
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Slaves
  • Jesus Christ
  • Judaea (Region)
  • Rome
  • Wallace, Lew
  • Jesus Christ
  • Wallace, Lew
  • History of Biblical events
  • Slaves
  • Italy
  • Middle East
  • Rome (Empire)
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
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, (DVD 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., letterboxed widescreen presentation.
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 control number
  • (Sirsi)a896961
  • (OCoLC)741798420
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, (DVD 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., letterboxed widescreen presentation.
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 control number
  • (Sirsi)a896961
  • (OCoLC)741798420
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation ; NTSC ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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