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The Resource Ben-Hur : a tale of the Christ, 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, 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
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; screen play by Karl Tunberg ; produced by Sam Zimbalist ; directed by William Wyler
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • por
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Charlton Heston portrays Judah Ben-Hur, a Jewish nobleman in Palestine whose heroic odyssey includes enslavement by the Romans, a bold escape from an embattled slave galley, vengeance against his tormentors during a furious arena chariot race and fateful encounters with Jesus Christ
Related
Awards note
Academy Award for Best Actor (Charlon Heston), Best Director (William Wyler), Best Picture, 1960
Cataloging source
JED
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music, Miklos Rozsa ; director of photography, Robert L. Surtees ; editors, Ralph E. Winters, John D. Dunning
Intended audience
MPAA rating: G
Language note
In English, with optional French dialogue; subtitles in English, French, Portuguese or Spanish; closed captioned
PerformerNote
Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Haya Harareet, Stephen Boyd, Hugh Griffith, Martha Scott, Cathy O'Donnell, Sam Jaffe
Runtime
212
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Ben-Hur : a tale of the Christ, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; screen play by Karl Tunberg ; produced by Sam Zimbalist ; directed by William Wyler, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Two-sided disc
  • Based on the novel by Lew Wallace
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1959
  • Special features: feature-length audio commentary by Charlton Heston; behind-the-scenes documentary Ben-Hur: the making of an epic; screen tests; photo gallery; cast/director career highlights; theatrical trailers
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
Control code
ocm46440358
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (212 min.)
Isbn
9780790758459
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
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 control number
  • (Sirsi) o46440358
  • (TMQ) o46440358
System details
DVD; Dolby 5.1 surround in English, Dolby surround stereo in French
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Ben-Hur : a tale of the Christ, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; screen play by Karl Tunberg ; produced by Sam Zimbalist ; directed by William Wyler, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Two-sided disc
  • Based on the novel by Lew Wallace
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1959
  • Special features: feature-length audio commentary by Charlton Heston; behind-the-scenes documentary Ben-Hur: the making of an epic; screen tests; photo gallery; cast/director career highlights; theatrical trailers
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
Control code
ocm46440358
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (212 min.)
Isbn
9780790758459
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
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 control number
  • (Sirsi) o46440358
  • (TMQ) o46440358
System details
DVD; Dolby 5.1 surround in English, Dolby surround stereo in French
Video recording format
DVD

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