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Ben Hur


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- The spectacular biblical epic starring Charlton Heston Stephen Boyd Jack Hawkins
A strange destiny rules the life of Ben Hur , a prince of Judah who sets himself against the tyranny of his Roman masters at the time of Christ.
Screenplay by KARL TUNBERG from A Tale of the Christ by MAJOR GENERAL LEW WALLACE Produced by SAM ZIMBALIST Directed by WILLIAM WYLER
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Unknown: Charlton Heston
Unknown: Stephen Boyd
Unknown: Jack Hawkins
Unknown: Ben Hur
Unknown: Karl Tunberg
Unknown: General Lew Wallace
Produced By: Sam Zimbalist
Directed By: William Wyler
Judah Ben Hur: Charlton Heston
Messala: Stephen Boyd
Esther: Haya A Harareet
Quintus Arrius: Jack Hawkins
Sheikh Ilderim: Hugh Griffith
Miriam: Martha Scott
Tirzah: Cathy O'Donnell
Pontius Pilate: Frank Thring
Simonides: Sam Jaffe
Balthasar: Finlay Currie
DruSUS: Terence Longdon
Tiberius: George Relph
Malluch: Adi Berber
Joseph: Laurence Payne
Sextus: André Morell
Flavia: Marina Berti
Christ: Claude Heater

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