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Ben Hur

A Tale of the Christ

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Chariot Race


Facts


  1. Released
    • 1959
  2. Trivia
    • Most Academy Arwards in History - 11
    • Chariot Race one of first done in 16:9 Aspect Ratio
    • Only Hollywood Film ever approved by Vatican
    • Alleged Homosexual subtext between Judah Ben Hur and Messala
    • Burt Lancaster turned down role of Judah Ben Hur
    • Gore Vidal is uncreditted as both Director and Writer

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