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

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

Label
Ben-Hur : a tale of the Christ
Title
Ben-Hur
Title remainder
a tale of the Christ
Statement of responsibility
by Lew Wallace ; presented by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; screen play by Karl Tunberg ; produced by Sam Zimbalist ; directed by William Wyler
Title variation
Ben Hur
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • por
  • 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
HQB
Characteristic
videorecording
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 with optional subtitles in English, French, Spanish, and Portuguese ; closed-captioned in English 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
  • 1902-1981
  • 1827-1905
  • 1910-1973
  • 1931-
  • 1931-1977
  • 1912-1980
  • 1914-2003
  • 1925-1970
  • 1891-1984
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wyler, William
  • Zimbalist, Sam
  • Tunberg, Karl
  • Heston, Charlton
  • Wallace, Lew
  • Hawkins, Jack
  • Harareet, Haya
  • Boyd, Stephen
  • Griffith, Hugh
  • Scott, Martha
  • O'Donnell, Cathy
  • Jaffe, Sam
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
212
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Jesus Christ
Technique
live action
Label
Ben-Hur : a tale of the Christ, by Lew Wallace ; presented by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; screen play by Karl Tunberg ; produced by Sam Zimbalist ; directed by William Wyler, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Widescreen format
  • 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
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
  • (OCoLC)ocm46453041
  • 594892
  • 1007239
System details
DVD (2-sided)
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Ben-Hur : a tale of the Christ, by Lew Wallace ; presented by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; screen play by Karl Tunberg ; produced by Sam Zimbalist ; directed by William Wyler, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Widescreen format
  • 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
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
  • (OCoLC)ocm46453041
  • 594892
  • 1007239
System details
DVD (2-sided)
Video recording format
DVD

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