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The Resource Ben-Hur, by Lew Wallace ; presented by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; screen play by Karl Tunberg ; produced by Sam Zimbalist ; directed by William Wyler, (DVD)

Ben-Hur, by Lew Wallace ; presented by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; screen play by Karl Tunberg ; produced by Sam Zimbalist ; directed by William Wyler, (DVD)

Label
Ben-Hur
Title
Ben-Hur
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
Screenwriter
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
"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
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Robert L. Surtees ; film editors, Ralph E. Winters, John D. Dunning ; music, Miklos Rosza
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: G
Language note
English or dubbed French dialogue, optional French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.B464876 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
  • 1827-1905
  • 1910-1973
  • 1931-
  • 1916-1991
  • 1907-1995
  • 1931-1977
  • 1912-1980
  • 1914-2003
  • 1925-1970
  • 1891-1984
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wyler, William
  • Heston, Charlton
  • Wallace, Lew
  • Hawkins, Jack
  • Harareet, Haya
  • Surtees, Robert
  • Winters, Ralph E
  • Dunning, John D.
  • Rózsa, Miklós
  • Zimbalist, Sam
  • Tunberg, Karl
  • Boyd, Stephen
  • Griffith, Hugh
  • Scott, Martha
  • O'Donnell, Cathy
  • Jaffe, Sam
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Runtime
222
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Slaves
  • Jesus Christ
  • Judaea (Region)
  • Rome
  • Bible films
  • Epic films
  • Historical films
  • Christian films
  • Feature films
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Technique
live action
Label
Ben-Hur, by Lew Wallace ; presented by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; screen play by Karl Tunberg ; produced by Sam Zimbalist ; directed by William Wyler, (DVD)
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
(OCoLC)741798420
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation ; NTSC ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Ben-Hur, by Lew Wallace ; presented by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; screen play by Karl Tunberg ; produced by Sam Zimbalist ; directed by William Wyler, (DVD)
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
(OCoLC)741798420
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation ; NTSC ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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