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The Resource Ben Hur [1959 movie], Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; produced by Sam Zimbalist ; directed by William Wyler ; screenplay by Karl Tunberg

Ben Hur [1959 movie], Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; produced by Sam Zimbalist ; directed by William Wyler ; screenplay by Karl Tunberg

Label
Ben Hur [1959 movie]
Title
Ben Hur [1959 movie]
Statement of responsibility
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; produced by Sam Zimbalist ; directed by William Wyler ; screenplay by Karl Tunberg
Title variation
Ben Hur : a tale of the Christ
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • por
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
In this Biblical epic, Jewish nobleman Ben Hur (Heston) struggles against Roman tyranny in 1st century Palestine
Awards note
Winner of 11 Academy Awards.
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography, Robert Surtees; art direction, Edward C. Carfagno, William A. Horning; editing, John D. Dunning, Ralph E. Winters; music, Miklos Rozsa
Intended audience
MPAA rating: G
Language note
  • In English or French with English, French, Portuguese, or Spanish subtitles
  • Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Stephen Boyd, Haya Harareet, Hugh Griffith, Martha Scott, Sam Jaffe
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1902-1981
  • 1910-1973
  • 1912-1980
  • 1907-1995
  • 1827-1905
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wyler, William
  • Tunberg, Karl
  • Heston, Charlton
  • Hawkins, Jack
  • Griffith, Hugh
  • Rózsa, Miklós
  • Wallace, Lew
  • Metro Goldwyn Mayer
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
212
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Rome
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Ben Hur [1959 movie], Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; produced by Sam Zimbalist ; directed by William Wyler ; screenplay by Karl Tunberg
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Lew Wallace
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1959
  • Features: audio commentary by Charlton Heston, documentary Ben-Hur: the making of an epic, screen tests, photo gallery, interactive menus, cast/director career highlights, theatrical trailers, scene access
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (212 min.)
Isbn
9780790758459
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
  • Special features: Feature-length audio commentary by Charlton Heston ; behind the scenes documentary Ben-Hur: the making of an epic ; screen tests ; photo gallery ; interactive menus ; cast/director career highlights ; theatrical trailers ; scene access.
  • Based on the novel by Lew Wallace.
  • Videodisc release of the 1959 motion picture.
  • Winner of 11 Academy Awards in 1959 including Best Picture, Best Actor and Best Director.
Other control number
012569550629
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
65506
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 815386
  • (OCoLC)ocm46453041
System details
DVD, region 1, enhanced widescreen, Dolby digital 5.1
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Ben Hur [1959 movie], Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; produced by Sam Zimbalist ; directed by William Wyler ; screenplay by Karl Tunberg
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Lew Wallace
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1959
  • Features: audio commentary by Charlton Heston, documentary Ben-Hur: the making of an epic, screen tests, photo gallery, interactive menus, cast/director career highlights, theatrical trailers, scene access
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (212 min.)
Isbn
9780790758459
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
  • Special features: Feature-length audio commentary by Charlton Heston ; behind the scenes documentary Ben-Hur: the making of an epic ; screen tests ; photo gallery ; interactive menus ; cast/director career highlights ; theatrical trailers ; scene access.
  • Based on the novel by Lew Wallace.
  • Videodisc release of the 1959 motion picture.
  • Winner of 11 Academy Awards in 1959 including Best Picture, Best Actor and Best Director.
Other control number
012569550629
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
65506
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 815386
  • (OCoLC)ocm46453041
System details
DVD, region 1, enhanced widescreen, Dolby digital 5.1
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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