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Uniform Title Ben-Hur (Motion picture)
Title Ben-Hur [videorecording] : a tale of Christ / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; screen play by Karl Tunberg ; produced by Sam Zimbalist ; directed by William Wyler.

Imprint Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, c2001.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe DVDs 1st Floor  791.4372 B436 2001    ---  Available
Description 1 videodisc (212 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, Dolby surround 5.1 and Dolby surround stereo, widescreen version enhanced for widescreen TVs.
Language In English with optional French soundtrack and optional subtitles in English, French, Spanish or Portuguese; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Cast Cast: Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Haya Harareet, Stephen Boyd, Hugh Griffith, Martha Scott, Cathy O'Donnell, Sam Jaffe.
Credits Director of photography, Robert L. Surtees; music, Miklos Rozsa; editors, Ralph E. Winters, John D. Dunning.
Note Based on the novel by Lew Wallace.
Originally produced as motion picture in 1959.
Audience Rated G.
Summary A 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, to love, to hate and, finally, to forgive.
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; cast/director career highlights; theatrical trailers; scene access.
Awards Winner of 11 Academy Awards in 1959 including Best Picture, Best Actor and Best Director.
Subject Bible. New Testament -- History of Biblical events -- Drama.
Jesus Christ -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Religious films.
Films for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Tunberg, Karl.
Wyler, William, 1902-1981.
Heston, Charlton.
Hawkins, Jack, 1910-1973.
Harareet, Haya, 1931-2021.
Boyd, Stephen, 1931-1977.
Griffith, Hugh, 1912-1980.
Scott, Martha, 1914-2003.
O'Donnell, Cathy, 1925-1970.
Jaffe, Sam, 1891-1984.
Wallace, Lew, 1827-1905.
Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN 0790758458
Standard No. 012569550629
Music No. 65506 Warner Home Video

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