Ben-Hur (1959)

Ben-Hur (46:49)


Paddling slaves, leprosy and chariots, baby! Good times. Charlton Heston is the scantily-clad title character and William Wyler is at the helm. Huge production, huge hit. Also, we do a quick recap of the AFIers from the ‘50s. Do it!


Ben-Hur on Wikipedia

Charlton Heston on IMDb

Stephen Boyd on IMDb

Jack Hawkins on IMDb

Hugh Griffith on IMDb

William Wyler on IMDb

Gore Vidal on IMDb

AFI’s Top 100 lists

1959 Academy Award winners and nominees

Links to: Ben-Hur (1925 version) and  The Ten Commandments and Spartacus and Braveheart and Gladiator

Monty Python on Wikipedia

Next week on the T100P: The Apartment

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