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: [ˈvɪli ˈvi:lɐ]); July 1, 1902 – July 27, 1981) was a Swiss-German-American film director and producer who won the Academy Award for Best Director three times, those being for Mrs. Miniver (1942), The Best Years of Our Lives (1946), and Ben-Hur (1959), all of which also won for Best Picture. In total, he holds a record twelve nominations for the Academy Award for Best Director.

Born in Alsace, then in Germany, but later part of France, Wyler was a troublemaker in the schools of his youth. He emigrated to United States in 1921, working first for Universal Studios in New York before moving to Los Angeles. By 1925, he was the youngest director at Universal, and in 1929 he directed Hell's Heroes, Universal's first sound production filmed entirely on location…Read more on Wikipedia