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The Resource Ben-Hur : a tale of the Christ, Presented by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; screenplay by Karl Tunberg ; produced by Sam Zimbalist ; directed by William Wyler, (videorecording)

Ben-Hur : a tale of the Christ, Presented by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; screenplay by Karl Tunberg ; produced by Sam Zimbalist ; directed by William Wyler, (videorecording)

Label
Ben-Hur : a tale of the Christ
Title
Ben-Hur
Title remainder
a tale of the Christ
Statement of responsibility
Presented by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; screenplay by Karl Tunberg ; produced by Sam Zimbalist ; directed by William Wyler
Title variation
Ben Hur
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • engfre
  • engfreporspa
  • eng
Summary
In this Biblical epic, Jewish nobleman Judah Ben-Hur struggles against Roman tyranny in 1st century Palestine
Awards note
Academy Awards: Best Picture ; Best Director, William Wyler ; Best Screenplay, ; Best Actor, Charlton Heston ; Best Supporting Actor, Hugh Griffith ; Best Cinematography, Robert Surtees ; Best Art Direction, Edward Carfagno, William Horning, Hugh Hunt ; Best Costume Design, Elizabeth Haffenden ; Best Effects, A. Arnold Gillespie, Milo B. Lory, Robert MacDonald ; Best Film Editing, John D. Dunning, Ralph E. Winters ; Best Music, Miklos Rozsa ; Best Sound, Franklin Milton
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Ben-Hur (Motion picture : 1959)
Credits note
Director of photography, Robert L. Surtees ; art directors, Edward C. Carfagno, William A. Horning ; film editors, John D. Dunning, Ralph E. Winters ; music by Miklos Rozsa
Intended audience
MPAA rating: G
Language note
In English with French track ; with English, French, Portuguese, and Spanish subtitles ; closed-captioned
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
  • 1910-1973
  • 1912-1980
  • 1931-
  • 1931-1977
  • 1907-1995
  • 1827-1905
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wyler, William
  • Heston, Charlton
  • Hawkins, Jack
  • Griffith, Hugh
  • Harareet, Haya
  • Boyd, Stephen
  • Rózsa, Miklós
  • Wallace, Lew
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
212
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jesus Christ
  • Slaves
  • Rome
  • Judaea (Region)
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Ben-Hur : a tale of the Christ, Presented by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; screenplay by Karl Tunberg ; produced by Sam Zimbalist ; directed by William Wyler, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Lew Wallace
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1959
  • Includes audio commentary by Charlton Heston, cast/director film highlights, documentary Ben-Hur: the making of an epic, screen tests, photo gallery, theatrical trailers, and scene scene selections
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
pms00507660
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
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) i9780790758459
  • (Sirsi) i9780790758459
System details
DVD, Dolby digital surround, widescreen
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
Ben-Hur : a tale of the Christ, Presented by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; screenplay by Karl Tunberg ; produced by Sam Zimbalist ; directed by William Wyler, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Lew Wallace
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1959
  • Includes audio commentary by Charlton Heston, cast/director film highlights, documentary Ben-Hur: the making of an epic, screen tests, photo gallery, theatrical trailers, and scene scene selections
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
pms00507660
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
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) i9780790758459
  • (Sirsi) i9780790758459
System details
DVD, Dolby digital surround, widescreen
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
laserdisc

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