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The Resource Ben-hur, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; directed by William Wyler ; screenplay by Karl Turnberg ; produced by Sam Zimbalist

Ben-hur, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; directed by William Wyler ; screenplay by Karl Turnberg ; produced by Sam Zimbalist

Label
Ben-hur
Title
Ben-hur
Statement of responsibility
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; directed by William Wyler ; screenplay by Karl Turnberg ; produced by Sam Zimbalist
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Experience the visual splendor, thundering action, and towering drama of the record-setting winner of eleven Academy Awards, including Best Picture. Charlton Heston brings a muscular physical and moral presence to his role of Judah Ben-Hur, a Jewish nobleman in Palestine whose heroic odyssey includes enslavement by the Romans, vengeance against his tormentors during a furious arena chariot race, and a fateful encounter with Jesus Christ. An enduring and spellbinding spectacular
Cataloging source
TEFMT
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
Intended audience
  • MPAA rating: G
  • CHV rating: G
Language note
  • English subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing
  • English, French or Spanish dialogue; French or Spanish subtitles
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.B46 2012
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-
  • 1931-1977
  • 1912-1980
  • 1914-2003
  • 1925-1970
  • 1891-1984
  • 1907-1995
  • 1827-1905
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wyler, William
  • Tunberg, Karl
  • Zimbalist, Sam
  • Heston, Charlton
  • Hawkins, Jack
  • Harareet, Haya
  • Boyd, Stephen
  • Griffith, Hugh
  • Scott, Martha
  • O'Donnell, Cathy
  • Jaffe, Sam
  • Rózsa, Miklós
  • Wallace, Lew
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
222
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Jesus Christ
Technique
live action
Label
Ben-hur, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; directed by William Wyler ; screenplay by Karl Turnberg ; produced by Sam Zimbalist
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Lew Wallace
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1959
  • Special features: commentary by film historian T. Gene Hatcher with Charlton Heston ; music-only track showcasking Miklós Rózsa's award-winning score ; 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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
50th anniversary ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (222 min.)
Isbn
9780780683624
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929209422
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 3000038806
  • 2000051440
  • 2000051441
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn779410226
  • (OCoLC)779410226
System details
Blu-ray, 1080p High Definition widescreen 16x9 (2.76:1), Technicolor, filmed in camera 65, DTS-HD MA, 5.1 Dolby Digital; requires Blu-ray player.
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
Ben-hur, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; directed by William Wyler ; screenplay by Karl Turnberg ; produced by Sam Zimbalist
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Lew Wallace
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1959
  • Special features: commentary by film historian T. Gene Hatcher with Charlton Heston ; music-only track showcasking Miklós Rózsa's award-winning score ; 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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
50th anniversary ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (222 min.)
Isbn
9780780683624
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929209422
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 3000038806
  • 2000051440
  • 2000051441
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn779410226
  • (OCoLC)779410226
System details
Blu-ray, 1080p High Definition widescreen 16x9 (2.76:1), Technicolor, filmed in camera 65, DTS-HD MA, 5.1 Dolby Digital; requires Blu-ray player.
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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