Ben-Hur (1959) is MGM's three and a half hour, wide-screen epic Technicolor blockbuster - a Biblical tale, subtitled A Tale of the Christ.

Ben Hur 1959 (Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Stephen Boyd) When a Jewish prince is betrayed and sent into slavery by a Roman friend, he regains his freedom and comes back for revenge.

William Wyler's 'Ben Hur', 1959 - Charlton Heston stars as Judah Ben Hur, a wealthy Jewish prince in Jersalem. Early on, he welcomes back Messala (Stephen Boyd) an old friend who's the new commander of the Roman Legion. They find they have divergent political views. When the governor is accidentally injured by a loose tile in front of Judah's home; Messala sends Ben Hur to the galley's. Judah's saga begins. . .

Frank Thring as Pontius Pilate places a victory crown on Charlton Heston in epic, "Ben-Hur," the winner of 11 Oscars; a record number of wins that has yet to be eclipsed.

Charlton Heston as BEN-HUR- The story of Ben-Hur taught me no matter how far you stray away from God, he will always be waiting for you to return.

Gore Vidal's spat with Charlton Heston over gay 'Ben-Hur' subtext

Charlton Heston interpretó a uno de los personajes más clásicos del cine, Juda Ben Hur en 1959.

still from 'Ben-Hur', by William Wyler. Although better known for Moses in The Ten Commandments, Heston won best actor for his role as Judah Ben-Hur.

Ben-Hur (1959 film)

Hugh Griffith Born Hugh Emrys Griffith 30 May 1912 Marian-glas, Anglesey, Wales Died 14 May 1980 (aged London, England Death: Heart Attack