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The Resource Ben-Hur., Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; a William Wyler's presentation ; produced by Sam Zimbalist ; screenplay, Karl Tunberg ; directed by William Wyler

Ben-Hur., Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; a William Wyler's presentation ; produced by Sam Zimbalist ; screenplay, Karl Tunberg ; directed by William Wyler

Label
Ben-Hur.
Title
Ben-Hur.
Statement of responsibility
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; a William Wyler's presentation ; produced by Sam Zimbalist ; screenplay, Karl Tunberg ; directed by William Wyler
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
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 ; art director, Edward Carfagno, William A. Horning ; editors, John D. Dunning, Ralph E. Winters ; music, Miklós Rózsa ; costume designer, Elizabeth Haffenden
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Rating: G
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.B46 2012
PerformerNote
Charlton Heston, Hugh Griffith, Jack Hawkins, Stephen Boyd
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1912-1980
  • 1910-1973
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Heston, Charlton
  • Griffith, Hugh
  • Hawkins, Jack
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
212
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jesus Christ
  • Wallace, Lew
  • Jewish men
  • Slaves
  • Rome
Technique
live action
Label
Ben-Hur., Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; a William Wyler's presentation ; produced by Sam Zimbalist ; screenplay, Karl Tunberg ; directed by William Wyler
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1959
  • Title from container
  • Based on the novel by Lew Wallace
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
1370818
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
50th Anniversary edition
Extent
2 videodiscs (212 min.)
Isbn
9780780683617
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929209675
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
1000229475
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1370818
  • (Sirsi) 1370818
  • (OCoLC)775802480
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Ben-Hur., Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; a William Wyler's presentation ; produced by Sam Zimbalist ; screenplay, Karl Tunberg ; directed by William Wyler
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1959
  • Title from container
  • Based on the novel by Lew Wallace
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
1370818
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
50th Anniversary edition
Extent
2 videodiscs (212 min.)
Isbn
9780780683617
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929209675
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
1000229475
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1370818
  • (Sirsi) 1370818
  • (OCoLC)775802480
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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