Ben-Hur (1959 film)

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Ben hur 1959 poster.jpg
Original theatrical poster by Reynold Brown
Directit bi William Wyler
Produced bi Sam Zimbalist
Screenplay bi Karl Tunberg[lower-alpha 1]
Based on Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ
bi General Lew Wallace
Narratit bi Finlay Currie
Muisic bi Miklós Rózsa
Cinematografie Robert L. Surtees
Eeditit bi
Distributit bi Loew's, Inc.[1]
Release date
  • November 18, 1959 (1959-11-18)
Runnin time
212 meenits[2]
Kintra Unitit States
Leid Inglis
Budget $15.2 million[3][4]
Box office $146.9 million (initial release)

Ben-Hur is a 1959 American epic releegious drama film, directit bi William Wyler, produced bi Sam Zimbalist for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer an starnin Charlton Heston as the teetle chairacter.

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Awtho Tunberg received sole credit for the screenplay, Maxwell Anderson, S. N. Behrman, Gore Vidal an Christopher Fry wirkit on the script in the coorse o development.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Ben-Hur". The American Film Institute Catalog of Motion Pictures. American Film Institute. Retrieved July 6, 2013. Production Company: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp. (Loew's Inc.); Distribution Company: Loew's Inc. 
  2. "Ben Hur". British Board of Film Classification. Retrieved July 18, 2015. 
  3. Sheldon Hall, Epics, Spectacles, and Blockbusters: A Hollywood History Wayne State University Press, 2010 p. 162
  4. The Eddie Mannix Ledger, Los Angeles: Margaret Herrick Library, Center for Motion Picture Study