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Ben Hur

wrongly accused of attempted murder. [Am. Lit.: Ben Hur, Hart, 72]
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WHEN Brian started cutting hair in 1960 John F Kennedy won the US election, Ben-Hur took the Oscar for best film and Cliff Richard had his first Christmas number one with I Love You.
SCREEN SUPERSTAR: Charlton Heston with his wife Lydia at Speke Hall in 1991 and, below, in chariot action in Ben-Hur Main picture: STEPHEN SHAKESHAFT
It's an exciting piece of intelligent drama and makes the most of its leading man, Charlton Heston, who was expertly cast as the hero Judah Ben-Hur.
Ben-Hur said this does not indicate a lack of interest on the Israeli side.
The multi-Oscar winner beat the likes of Ben-Hur and The Lord of the Rings.
One of the Latin-American movie stars, Ramon Novarro is best known for his lead in the 1925 silent classic Ben-Hur, for his role opposite Greta Garbo in Mata Hari six years later, and for his murder by male hustlers in 1968.
A cruel twist of fate lands wealthy Judean prince Ben-Hur (Heston) in big trouble when he is framed for attempting to murder a Roman governor.
Monumental new sets have been created on the studio's backlot, including the Circus Tiberius for the epic chariot race, while the Ben-Hur family palace was built on the legendary Stage 5, where Fellini had an office--and which became Daniel's base.
Ben-Hur won 11 Academy Awards, tying it for the record with Titanic(1997) and The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003).
This epic, set in Biblical times, charts the fortunes of Juda Ben-Hur (Charlton Heston) who is condemned to slavery by his former friend, a vengeful Roman, Messala (Stephen Boyd).
1829: American novelist Major General Lewis Wallace was born: The author of the Biblical epic tale Ben-Hur was born in Brookville, Indiana.