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  • Published: Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, 2012.
  • Year Published: 2012
  • Edition: 50th anniversary ed.
  • Description: 2 videodiscs (222 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Blu-Ray
  • Rated: G

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  • 0780683625
  • 9780780683624
  • 883929209422

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Ben-Hur

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Call number: Blu-ray Drama Ben-Hur

Available Copies: Downtown 1st Floor, Pittsfield Adult, Traverwood Adult

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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.

Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Haya Harareet Stephen Boyd, Hugh Griffith, Martha Scott, Cathy O'Donnell, Sam Jaffe.

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.

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..

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Special features

some Special features are commentary by film historian T. Gene Hatcher with Charlton Heston ; music-only track showcasking Miklós Rózsa's award-winning score ; theatrical trailers.

Masterpiece

This is an amazing movie that defines what an Oscar winning best picture movie should be.

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