Ben-Hur [Rated G]

by William Wyler (Director)

Other authorsGore Vidal (Writer), Lew Wallace (Writer), Charlton Heston (Actor), Christopher Fry (Writer), Hugh Griffith (Actor), S. N. Behrman (Writer), Jack Hawkins (Actor), Maxwell Anderson (Writer), Stephen Boyd (Actor), Karl Tunberg (Writer), Haya Harareet (Actor)1 more, Joseph Vogel (Producer)
DVD, 1996

Barcode

4064

Call number

D 813 BEN

Status

Available

Call number

D 813 BEN

Description

A peace-loving prince of Judea leads his nation against the wrath of the conquering Romans. His self-imposed destiny brings tragedy to himself, and his people, as he learns to fight, love, hate and, finally, forgive.

Local notes

3 hours 42 minutes

Publication

Warner Home Video (1996)

Original publication date

1959-11-18

ISBN

6303961592 / 9786303961590

UPC

027616568830

Rating

(16 ratings; 3.7)

User reviews

LibraryThing member comfypants
A Hebrew prince and his family are imprisoned by the Romans on false charges.

Pretty tedious. You could cut it down to two hours without losing anything. There are a number of lengthy segments which do nothing but show off armies of extras. The climax is about a half hour before the end of the movie.… (more)

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