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The Resource Ben-Hur : a tale of the Christ, United Artists Pictures Inc. ; by General Lew Wallace ; presented by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; screenplay, Karl Tunberg ; produced by Sam Zimbalist ; directed by William Wyler, (videorecording)

Ben-Hur : a tale of the Christ, United Artists Pictures Inc. ; by General Lew Wallace ; presented by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; screenplay, 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
United Artists Pictures Inc. ; by General Lew Wallace ; presented by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; screenplay, Karl Tunberg ; produced by Sam Zimbalist ; directed by William Wyler
Title variation
William Wyler's presentation of Ben-Hur
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • engfre
  • engfrespapor
  • eng
Summary
A Judean prince is unjustly arrested and enslaved. Finally, in a breathtaking chariot race, he wreaks a shattering vengeance upon the Roman tribune who destroyed his family
Cataloging source
ICrlFAR
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Robert L. Surtees ; film editors, Ralph E. Winters, John D. Dunning ; music by Miklos Rozsa
Dewey number
  • [Fic]
  • 813/.4
Intended audience
  • Young Adult
  • MPAA rating: G
  • General
Intended audience source
Follett Library Resources
Language note
  • Soundtrack in English or French; subtitles in English, French, Spanish or Portuguese
  • Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Haya Harareet, Stephen Boyd
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1910-1973
  • 1931-2021
  • 1931-1977
  • 1902-1981
  • 1827-1905
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Heston, Charlton
  • Hawkins, Jack
  • Harareet, Haya
  • Boyd, Stephen
  • Tunberg, Karl
  • Zimbalist, Sam
  • Wyler, William
  • Wallace, Lew
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
  • United Artists Corporation
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Runtime
223
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jesus Christ
  • Jesus Christ
  • Jesus Christ
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • Closed caption video recordings
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Ben-Hur : a tale of the Christ, United Artists Pictures Inc. ; by General Lew Wallace ; presented by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; screenplay, Karl Tunberg ; produced by Sam Zimbalist ; directed by William Wyler, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Lew Wallace
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1959
  • Side A includes cast & crew bios and audio commentary by Charlton Heston. Side B includes cast & crew bios, audio commentary by Charlton Heston, Ben-Hur: the making of an epic featurette, screen tests, photo gallery, original teaser trailer, original theatrical trailer, and awards list
  • "Enhanced for widescreen TVs"--Container
  • Disc is double sided: Side A contains the first half of the film and intermission music; side B contains the second half of the film and supplemental features
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
  • stereophonic
  • mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • other
Edition
Widescreen format.
Extent
1 videodisc (223 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
  • (IMchF)fol08005465
  • (HSHG)DC152EADCAED4E2BBD6152474E78B4F2
  • 31043
System details
DVD; Dolby digital 5.1 surround in English; Dolby digital stereo. surround in French; region 1
Video recording format
  • DVD
  • laserdisc
Label
Ben-Hur : a tale of the Christ, United Artists Pictures Inc. ; by General Lew Wallace ; presented by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; screenplay, Karl Tunberg ; produced by Sam Zimbalist ; directed by William Wyler, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Lew Wallace
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1959
  • Side A includes cast & crew bios and audio commentary by Charlton Heston. Side B includes cast & crew bios, audio commentary by Charlton Heston, Ben-Hur: the making of an epic featurette, screen tests, photo gallery, original teaser trailer, original theatrical trailer, and awards list
  • "Enhanced for widescreen TVs"--Container
  • Disc is double sided: Side A contains the first half of the film and intermission music; side B contains the second half of the film and supplemental features
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
  • stereophonic
  • mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • other
Edition
Widescreen format.
Extent
1 videodisc (223 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
  • (IMchF)fol08005465
  • (HSHG)DC152EADCAED4E2BBD6152474E78B4F2
  • 31043
System details
DVD; Dolby digital 5.1 surround in English; Dolby digital stereo. surround in French; region 1
Video recording format
  • DVD
  • laserdisc

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