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2 - PAL - Europe (NOR)

Ben-Hur
The World's Most Honored Motion Picture

Studio Warner Bros, MGM Alt Title Ben-Hur - Special Edition
Distributed by Warner Bros Director(s) William Wyler
Running Time 213.mins Producer(s) Sam Zimbalist
Prod. Year 1959 Composer(s) Miklos Rozsa
Genre(s) Drama Writer(s) Karl Tunberg, Lew Wallace
Screen Format WideScreen 2:76:1 Anamorphic Prod.Design Hugh Hunt
Sound Format(s) DD 5.1 Sound Franklin Milton
Layer DVD-9

4-DVD
Actors - Charlton Heston
- Jack Hawkins
- Haya Harareet
- Stephen Boyd
- Hugh Grifith
- Martha Scott
- Cathy O'Donnell
- Sam Jaffe
Case Type Digi Pack DVD Extras: Disc 1:

- The Film Part 1
- Commentary Track

Disc 2:

- The Film Part 2
- Commentary Track

Disc 3:

- *Newly-Restored Classic Film "Ben-Hur"
- (Silent; B&W; 4:3 Non-Anamorphic NTSC)
- Score in Dolby Digital 2.0 surround)

Directed by Fred Niblo et al, 1925)
(143mins NTSC)

Disc 4:

- "Ben-Hur: The Making of an Epic" documentary (58:05)
- "Ben-Hur: The Epic That Changed Cinema" documentary (57:40)
- 'Ben-Hur: A Journey Through Pictures' Slideshow (5:06)

4 Screen Tests:

- Cesare Denova as Ben-Hur and Leslie Nielsen as Messala (6:55)
- Leslie Nielsen as Messala and Yale Wexler as Judah (11:22)
- George Baker as Ben-Hur and William Russell as Messala (5:32)
- Haya Harareet (Esther) (5:04)

6 Vintage Newsreels:

- "Costliest Film Makes Screen History" (1:04)
- "The Night Ben-Hur Comes To Broadway" (1:45)
- "West Coast Welcomes Ben-Hur" (1:16)
- "V.I.P. opening: Capital Welcome For Ben-Hur" (1:21)
- "Japanís Emperor Goes To The Movies" (1:09)
- "Oscar Likes Ben-Hur" (2:55)

Highlights from the 4/4/1960 Academy Awards Ceremony (9:43)

Theatrical Trailers:

- 1959 Loew's Theater Promo (0:54)
- Theatrical Trailer (2:52)
- 1961 Re-Issue Trailers
---- 1961 Teaser Trailer (2:57)
---- 1961 Theatrical Trailer (2:57)
- 1969 70mm Re-Release Ad (3:53)
IMDB Rating 8.2 DVD-ROM None
Reviewed   MPAA Rating 11
Released 2005 UPC 321940675350
IMDB Link 0052618 Comments Added 28-Sept-2006

4-DVD

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