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DVD 011 981
William Wyler's presentation of Ben-Hur
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.
by General Lew Wallace ; presented by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; screen play by Karl Tunberg ; produced by Sam Zimbalist ; directed by William Wyler.
Special ed. ; Widescreen version.
Burbank, Ca. : Warner Home Video, c2002.
English or French language soundtracks with optional subtitles in English, French, Spanish, and Portuguese.
Closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
1 DVD (212 min.) : sound, color, double-silented
Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Haya Harareet, Stephen Boyd.
Director of photography, Robert L. Surtees ; editors, Ralph E. Winters, John D. Dunning ; music, Miklos Rozsa.
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.
Wallace, Lew, 1827-1905 Film adaptations.
Jesus Christ Drama.
Bible. N.T. History of Biblical events Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.