Ben-Hur (1959) is MGM's three and a half hour, wide-screen epic Technicolor blockbuster - a Biblical tale, subtitled A Tale of the Christ.

Ben Hur 1959 (Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Stephen Boyd) When a Jewish prince is betrayed and sent into slavery by a Roman friend, he regains his freedom and comes back for revenge.

1959 movie posters | Ben-Hur (1959) Movie Poster.

Ben-Hur (1959)

William Wyler's 'Ben Hur', 1959 - Charlton Heston stars as Judah Ben Hur, a wealthy Jewish prince in Jersalem. Early on, he welcomes back Messala (Stephen Boyd) an old friend who's the new commander of the Roman Legion. They find they have divergent political views. When the governor is accidentally injured by a loose tile in front of Judah's home; Messala sends Ben Hur to the galley's. Judah's saga begins. . .

Frank Thring as Pontius Pilate places a victory crown on Charlton Heston in epic, "Ben-Hur," the winner of 11 Oscars; a record number of wins that has yet to be eclipsed.

Charlton Heston as BEN-HUR- The story of Ben-Hur taught me no matter how far you stray away from God, he will always be waiting for you to return.

Gore Vidal's spat with Charlton Heston over gay 'Ben-Hur' subtext

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CAST: Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Stephen Boyd, Haya Harareet, Hugh Griffith, Martha Scott, Sam Jaffe, Cathy O'Donnell, Finlay Currie; DIRECTED BY: William Wyler; PRODUCER: MGM Sam Zimbalist, Sam Z

Ben-Hur 11x17 Movie Poster (1959)

CAST: Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Stephen Boyd, Haya Harareet, Hugh Griffith, Martha Scott, Sam Jaffe, Cathy O'Donnell, Finlay Currie; DIRECTED BY: William Wyler; PRODUCER: MGM Sam Zimbalist, Sam Z

Ben-Hur (1959) | The chariot race took 18 acres of backlot, 1,000 set-builders, 42 cameras, 18 replicated chariots, 5 weeks of filming, and 78 horses.

The chariot race took eighteen acrees of backlot, 1000 set builders, 42 cameras, 18 replicated chariots, five weeks of filming and 78 horses. (x) Ben-Hur

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Ben-Hur Discovers the Epic Epicness of Grace

still from 'Ben-Hur', by William Wyler. Although better known for Moses in The Ten Commandments, Heston won best actor for his role as Judah Ben-Hur.

Roman Armour Torso Shield from the 1959 Film Ben Hur.

Drape&Layering/Color/Embellishment - Roman Armour Torso Shield from the 1959 Film Ben Hur.

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