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

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

Label
Ben Hur
Title
Ben Hur
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
William Wyler's presentation of Ben Hur
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
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
Cataloging source
XOL
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
MPAA rating: G
Language note
English; English or dubbed French dialogue, optional French or Spanish subtitles and optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
PerformerNote
Starring: Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Stephen Boyd, Haya Harareet, Hugh Griffith, Martha Scott, Sam Jaffe
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1902-1981
  • 1923-2008
  • 1910-1973
  • 1912-1980
  • 1907-1995
  • 1827-1905
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wyler, William
  • Harareet, Haya
  • Tunberg, Karl
  • Heston, Charlton.
  • Hawkins, Jack
  • Griffith, Hugh
  • Rózsa, Miklós
  • Wallace, Lew
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
222
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jesus Christ
  • Wallace, Lew
  • Palestine
  • Rome
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Ben Hur, by Lew Wallace ; presented by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; screen play by Karl Tunberg ; produced by Sam Zimbalist ; directed by William Wyler
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Lew Wallace
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1959
  • 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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Special features include commentary by film historian T. Gene Hatcher with Charlton Heston ; music-only track showcasing Miklos Rosza's award-winning score
Control code
ocn948617940
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Fiftieth anniversary ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (222 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929178261
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)948617940
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Ben Hur, by Lew Wallace ; presented by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; screen play by Karl Tunberg ; produced by Sam Zimbalist ; directed by William Wyler
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Lew Wallace
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1959
  • 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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Special features include commentary by film historian T. Gene Hatcher with Charlton Heston ; music-only track showcasing Miklos Rosza's award-winning score
Control code
ocn948617940
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Fiftieth anniversary ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (222 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929178261
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)948617940
Video recording format
DVD

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