Title
Ben Hur
Director
William Wyler
Composer
Miklós Rózsa 1907-1995
Based on the work of
Lewis Wallace
Actor
Charlton Heston
Language
English
Publisher
Place of publishing unknown: Warner Home Video, 2006
1 dvd-video
Recording date
1959
Playing time
ca. 213 min.
Note
Taalkeuze: Engels, Frans Ondertiteling: Nederlands, Engels, Frans, Italiaans, Spaans, Duits, Roemeens, Bulgaars, Engels voor slechthorenden
EAN
7321931655064

About William Wyler

William Wyler (; born Willi Wyler (German: [ˈvɪlɪ ˈvi:lɐ]); July 1, 1902 – July 27, 1981) was a Swiss-German film director and producer. Notable works include Mrs. Miniver (1942), The Best Years of Our Lives (1946), and Ben-Hur (1959), all of which won him the Academy Awards for Best Director, and Best Picture, making him the only director of three Best Picture winners. Wyler received his first Oscar nomination for directing Dodsworth in 1936, starring Walter Huston, Ruth Chatterton and Mary Astor, "sparking a 20-year run of almost unbroken greatness."

Film historian Ian Freer calls Wyler a "bona fide perfectionist", whose penchant for retakes and an attempt to hone every last nuance, "became the stuff of legend." His ability to direct a string of classic literary adaptations into huge box-office a…Read more on Wikipedia