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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

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

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
Actor
Director
Producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • por
  • eng
  • 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 stereo) 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
  • 1910-1973
  • 1931-2021
  • 1931-1977
  • 1912-1980
  • 1914-2003
  • 1925-1970
  • 1891-1984
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wyler, William
  • Zimbalist, Sam
  • Tunberg, Karl
  • Heston, Charlton
  • 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
  • Wallace, Lew
  • Jesus Christ
  • Slaves
  • Feature films
  • Epic films
  • Action and adventure films
  • Historical films
  • Religious films
  • Films for the hearing impaired
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
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Widescreen version
  • Based on the novel by Lew Wallace
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1959
  • Special features include: 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
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
Side A: Feature film (part 1) -- side B. Feature film (part 2) ; Ben-Hur: the making of an epic
Control code
46453041
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (212 min.)
Isbn
9780790758459
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
  • UMKC: Music/Media copy forms part of the Warren Bowman Collection.
  • MU: Performance rights: Home view.
  • UMKC: Inquire with copyright@umkc.edu about availability of public performance rights.
Other control number
012569550629
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
65506
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
  • DVD (2-sided) ; Dolby digital surround
  • DVD, Dolby surround 5.1 and Dolby surround stereo, widescreen version enhanced for widescreen TVs
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
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Widescreen version
  • Based on the novel by Lew Wallace
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1959
  • Special features include: 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
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
Side A: Feature film (part 1) -- side B. Feature film (part 2) ; Ben-Hur: the making of an epic
Control code
46453041
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (212 min.)
Isbn
9780790758459
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
  • UMKC: Music/Media copy forms part of the Warren Bowman Collection.
  • MU: Performance rights: Home view.
  • UMKC: Inquire with copyright@umkc.edu about availability of public performance rights.
Other control number
012569550629
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
65506
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
  • DVD (2-sided) ; Dolby digital surround
  • DVD, Dolby surround 5.1 and Dolby surround stereo, widescreen version enhanced for widescreen TVs
Video recording format
DVD

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