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Ben-Hur: 55th Anniversary Diamond Luxe Edition

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Genres: Action, Drama, Classic, Epic
Starring: Charlton Heston
Director: William Wyler
Plot Synopsis:

William Wyler’s unforgettable epic spectacle, full of visual splendor, thundering action and towering drama, won a record-setting 11 Academy Awards® (1959) including Best Motion Picture, Best Actor and Best Director. Charlton Heston, in his Best Actor Oscar®-winning role, is 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 fateful encounters with Jesus Christ. Truly an enduring and spellbinding spectacular.

  • Release Details
    Release Date: December 9th, 2014
    MPAA Rating: Rated G
    Movie Release Year: 1959
    Release Country: United States
    Movie Studio: Warner Brothers
  • Technical Specs
    Length:222 Minutes
    Specs:TBA
    Video Resolution/Codec:1080p/AVC MPEG-4
    Aspect Ratio(s):2.76:1
    Audio Formats:TBA
    Subtitles/Captions:TBA
    Special Features:Commentary by film historian T. Gene Hatcher and Charlton Heston
    Feature Length Documentary: Charlton Heston & Ben-Hur: A Personal Journey - Retrospective on the Ben-Hur star, written and directed by his son Fraser C. Heston, featuring never-before-available images and footage from the Heston family archives
    The 1925 Silent Version – Thames Television
    Restoration with Stereophonic Orchestral Score by Carl Davis
    Vintage Documentaries Ben-Hur: The Epic That Changed Cinema and Ben-Hur: The Making of an Epic
    Ben-Hur: A Journey Through Pictures – Audiovisual Recreation Via Stills, Storyboards, Sketches, Music and Dialogue
    Newsreels
    Screen Tests
    Highlights from the 1960 Academy Awards® Telecast