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

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

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 ; directed by William Wyler ; produced by Sam Zimbalist ; screen play by Karl Tunberg
Creator
Contributor
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
Related
Awards note
Winner of 11 Academy Awards.
Cataloging source
VPI
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Robert L. Surtees ; editors, Ralph E. Winters, John D. Dunning ; music, Miklos Rozsa
Dewey number
791.43/72
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
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.B3852 2001
PerformerNote
Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Haya Harareet, Stephen Boyd, Hugh Griffith, Martha Scott, Cathy O'Donnell, Sam Jaffe
Runtime
212
Technique
live action
Label
Ben-Hur : a tale of the Christ, by Lew Wallace ; presented by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; directed by William Wyler ; produced by Sam Zimbalist ; screen play by Karl Tunberg, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Double sided disc must be flipped halfway through
  • Based on the novel by Lew Wallace
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1959
  • Widescreen (letterbox) format
  • Special features: feature-length audio commentary by Charlton Heston; Ben-Hur: the making of an epic (behind-the-scenes documentary) ; screen tests ; photo gallery; theatrical trailers
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Side A: Overture; feature film (1st half) -- side B. Entr'acte; feature film (2nd half) ; Ben-Hur: the making of an epic
Control code
5626316
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)ocn277000847
  • (OCoLC)277000847
System details
DVD, NTSC; region 1; double-sided disc, Dolby surround 5.1, stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Ben-Hur : a tale of the Christ, by Lew Wallace ; presented by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; directed by William Wyler ; produced by Sam Zimbalist ; screen play by Karl Tunberg, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Double sided disc must be flipped halfway through
  • Based on the novel by Lew Wallace
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1959
  • Widescreen (letterbox) format
  • Special features: feature-length audio commentary by Charlton Heston; Ben-Hur: the making of an epic (behind-the-scenes documentary) ; screen tests ; photo gallery; theatrical trailers
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Side A: Overture; feature film (1st half) -- side B. Entr'acte; feature film (2nd half) ; Ben-Hur: the making of an epic
Control code
5626316
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)ocn277000847
  • (OCoLC)277000847
System details
DVD, NTSC; region 1; double-sided disc, Dolby surround 5.1, stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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