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

Ben-Hur : a tale of the Christ, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; screen play 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
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; screen play by Karl Tunberg ; produced by Sam Zimbalist ; directed by William Wyler
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Director
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
Awards note
Academy Award, 1960: Best Picture; Best Director; Best Actor (Charlton Heston); Best Supporting Actor (Hugh Griffith); Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Color; Best Cinematography, Color; Best Costume Design, Color; Best Effects, Special Effects; Best Film Editing; Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture; Best Sound.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Ben-Hur (Motion picture : 1959)
Credits note
Director of photography, Robert L. Surtees ; film editors, Ralph E. Winters, John D. Dunning ; music, Miklos Rosza
Intended audience
MPAA rating: G
Language note
In English and French with English, French, and Spanish subtitles ; closed-captioned (SDH: subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing)
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
  • 1931-
  • 1931-1977
  • 1912-1980
  • 1914-2003
  • 1925-1970
  • 1891-1984
  • 1827-1905
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wyler, William
  • Heston, Charlton
  • Hawkins, Jack
  • Harareet, Haya
  • Boyd, Stephen
  • Griffith, Hugh
  • Scott, Martha
  • O'Donnell, Cathy
  • Jaffe, Sam
  • Wallace, Lew
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Runtime
222
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Slaves
  • Jesus Christ
  • Judaea (Region)
  • Rome
Technique
live action
Label
Ben-Hur : a tale of the Christ, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; screen play 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
  • Features: scene selection; audio commentary; music only track
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
3000038811
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation ; NTSC ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Ben-Hur : a tale of the Christ, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; screen play 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
  • Features: scene selection; audio commentary; music only track
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
3000038811
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation ; NTSC ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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