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

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

Label
Ben-Hur
Title
Ben-Hur
Statement of responsibility
presented by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; produced by Sam Zimbalist ; screen play by Karl Tunberg ; directed by William Wyler
Title variation
William Wyler's presentation of Ben-Hur
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • engfre
  • engfrespapor
  • eng
Summary
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
Awards note
Winner of 11 Academy Awards in 1959 including Best Picture, Best Actor and Best Director.
Cataloging source
HTM
Characteristic
videorecording
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Ben-Hur (Motion picture : 1959)
Credits note
Director of photography, Robert L. Surtees ; editors, Ralph E. Winters, John D. Dunning ; music, Miklos Rozsa
Intended audience
MPAA rating: G
Language note
  • English (5.1 surround) or French (surround) language soundtracks. Subtitles in English, French, Spanish, and Portuguese
  • Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Haya Harareet, Stephen Boyd, Hugh Griffith, Martha Scott, Cathy O'Donnell, Sam Jaffe
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1902-
  • 1910-1973
  • 1931-
  • 1907-
  • 1827-1905
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wyler, William
  • Heston, Charlton
  • Hawkins, Jack
  • Harareet, Haya
  • Surtees, Robert
  • Rózsa, Miklós
  • Wallace, Lew
Runtime
212
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wallace, Lew
  • Slaves
  • Chariot racing
  • Tiberius
  • Rome
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Ben-Hur, presented by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; produced by Sam Zimbalist ; screen play by Karl Tunberg ; 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: 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.
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm48658573
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ver.
Extent
1 videodisc (212 min.)
Isbn
9780790758459
Medium for sound
videodisc
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
(Sirsi) 693721
System details
DVD format (2-sided). Dolby Digital
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
Ben-Hur, presented by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; produced by Sam Zimbalist ; screen play by Karl Tunberg ; directed by William Wyler, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • 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.
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm48658573
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ver.
Extent
1 videodisc (212 min.)
Isbn
9780790758459
Medium for sound
videodisc
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
(Sirsi) 693721
System details
DVD format (2-sided). Dolby Digital
Video recording format
laserdisc

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