Ben-Hur (50th Anniversary Ultimate Collector's Edition) (1959)
Eleven Oscars, including Best Picture, went to this classic adaptation of the Lew Wallace story of Palestine in the time of Christ. Charlton Heston stars as a Jewish prince sent to the galleys after being falsely accused of trying to murder a Roman governor. His road to vengeance against Roman nobleman Stephen Boyd, the childhood friend who betrayed him, leads Heston to compete in a dangerous chariot race, depicted in one of cinema's most breathtaking action sequences. With Martha Scott, Hugh Griffith; William Wyler directs. 3 3/4 hrs. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, French Dolby Digital 5.1; Subtitles: English (SDH), French, Spanish; documentaries; screen tests; newsreel footage; featurette; bonus footage; theatrical trailers; more. Also includes the bonus feature "Ben-Hur" (1925). This limited-edition collector's set includes a 64-page hardbound book and a 128-page reproduction of Charlton Heston's personal diary. Five-disc set.
- William Wyler
- Closed Captioned:
- Cast: Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Haya Harareet, Stephen Boyd, Hugh Griffith, Martha Scott, Cathy O'Donnell, Sam Jaffe, Finlay Currie, Frank Thring, Terence Longden, George Relph, Andre Morell, Marina Berti, Adi Berber, Laurence Payne, Stella Vitelleschi, Jose Greci, John Horsley, Richard Coleman, Duncan Lamont, Ralph Truman, Richard Hale, Reginald Lal Singh, David Davies... More
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