Winner of 11 Academy Awards. A first-rate biblical epic packed with action. The chariot race is an all-time achievement in film editing and one of the greatest action scenes in motion pictures. Stars Charlton Heston as Ben Hur. Based on the novel by Lew Wallace.
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