Ben-Hur a tale of the Christ / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; [written] by General Lew Wallace ; screen play by Karl Tunberg ; produced by Sam Zimbalist ; directed by William Wyler

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Subjects: Jesus Christ--Drama
Bible--History of Biblical events--Fiction
Historical films
Epic films
Feature films
Religious films
Bible films
Feature films
Historical films
Religion in motion pictures
Religious films
Bible
Formats: Video Recording, Laserdisc
Material Type: Projected medium -- Monograph
Language: English
Audience: General
Published: [Calif.] : MGM [production Co. ; Culver City, CA] : MGM/UA Home Video [distributor, 1991], c1959
LC Classification: P, PN
Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (211 min.) : sd., col. ; 12 in
Added Titles: Wallace, Lew, 1827-1905 Ben-Hur
Alternate Title(s): Ben-Hur (Motion picture : 1959).
Additional Authors: Wallace, Lew, 1827-1905
Tunberg, Karl
Zimbalist, Sam
Wyler, William, 1902-1981
Heston, Charlton
Hawkins, Jack, 1910-1973
Harareet, Haya, 1931-
Boyd, Stephen, 1931-1977
Griffith, Hugh, 1912-1980
Surtees, Robert
Horning, William A
Carfagno, Edward C
Haffenden, Elizabeth, 1906-1976
Winters, Ralph E
Dunning, John D
Milton, Franklin
Rózsa, Miklós, 1907-1995
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
MGM/UA Home Video (Firm)
Notes: ISBN: 0792804945
ISBN: 9780792804949
UPC: 027616152565
Videorecording number: ML101525MGM/UA Home Video
Laserdisc
Deluxe letter-box ed
Cast: Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Haya Harareet, Stephen Boyd, Hugh Griffith
Credits: Director of photography, Robert L. Surtees ; art directors, William A. Horning and Edward Carfagno ; costumes designed by Elizabeth Haffenden ; film editors, Ralph E. Winters, John D. Dunning ; recording supervisor, Franklin Milton ; music by Miklos Rozsa
Based on the novel: Ben-Hur : a tale of the Christ / by General Lew Wallace
Originally released as motion picture in 1959
Winner of 11 Academy Awards
Summary: 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 how to fight, love, hate, and forgive
In memory of Frances S. Stafford
Donation Info: Honoree : Stafford, Frances S
OCLC Number: 36729649
ISBN/ISSN: 0792804945
9780792804949
0276161525
ML101525