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Ben-Hur : a tale of the Christ / by General Lew Wallace.

Other Title:
Story of the making of Ben-Hur
Publication:
[New York] : Random House, ©1959.
Format/Description:
Book
1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Subjects:
Ben-Hur (Motion picture : 1959)
Wyler, William, 1902-1981.
Motion picture programs -- United States.
Motion picture programs.
United States
Form/Genre:
Theater programs -- United States.
Contents:
A fabulous story ... an immortal hero ... a fantastic author ...
Random revelations
The Wyler touch
Casting
The making of the film
The sets
Wardrobe
Music
Camera 65.
Participant:
Charlton Heston (Judah Ben-Hur), Haya Harareet (Esther), Jack Hawkins (Quintus Arrius), Stephen Boyd (Messala), Hugh Griffith (Sheik Ilderim), Martha Scott (Miriam), Cathy O'Donnell (Tirzah), Sam Jaffe (Simonides), Finlay Currie (Balthasar), others.
Credits:
William Wyler, director ; screenplay by Christopher Fry ; Sam Zimbalist, producer ; Miklos Rozsa, music.
Notes:
At head of title: "From Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer."
"This book was produced by Ray Freiman."
Souvenir program for the motion picture, based on the novel by General Lew Wallace, released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in 1959.
Local notes:
Gotham Book Mart Collection copy 1 has program with cast and credits laid in at front.
Penn Provenance:
Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copies 1 & 2)
Penn Chronology:
1959
Contributor:
Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Freiman, Ray.
Wyler, William, 1902-1981.
Fry, Christopher, 1907-2005.
Zimbalist, Sam.
Rózsa, Miklós, 1907-1995.
Heston, Charlton.
Harareet, Haya, 1931-
Hawkins, Jack, 1910-1973.
Boyd, Stephen, 1931-1977.
Griffith, Hugh, 1912-1980.
Scott, Martha, 1914-2003.
O'Donnell, Cathy, 1925-1970.
Jaffe, Sam, 1891-1984.
Currie, Finlay, 1878-1968.
Wallace, Lew, 1827-1905.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
OCLC:
870536
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