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Original title: Ben-Hur
Dec 30, 1925 (USA)
2 hours, 23 minutes
Studio MGM, MGM/United Artists
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• Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ (1925)
• Ben Hur (1926)
|Genre: Adventure, Romance, Drama, Epic, Revenge, Love, Religion, Betrayal|
Tagline: The great decade (1915-25) of the progress of motion picture art reaches its summit! A cast of 125,000!
Plot: This renowned silent epic was one of the most expensive features of its day, and easily stands up to the later, technically superior version. Juda Ben-Hur, a Judean Prince forced to become a galley slave, saves the life of a Roman nobleman. He is adopted by the Roman and becomes a respected citizen and a famed chariot racer. Upon his return to Judea, Ben-Hur witnesses the crucifixion of Jesus and is inspired to convert to Christianity. Hold on tight during the sea battle and chariot race.
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