G | | Adventure, Drama, History
When a Jewish prince is betrayed and sent into slavery by a Roman friend, he regains his freedom and comes back for revenge.
Charlton Heston was initially offered the role of Messala.
What has become of my mother and my sister?
Messala: It is not my duty to keep track of prisoners.
Judah Ben-Hur: Find them, Messala. Restore them to me and I will forget what I vowed with every stroke of that oar you chained me to.
Messala: I am not the governor of Judea. I can do...
In the overhead view of the second turn as the chariots are taking their parade lap around the race course heading toward the starting line, there should have been hoof and wheel tracks from when the chariots made their entry onto the race course. All we see are the tracks of the horses leading the parade.
The Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer lion is shown in a still-frame to appear looking peaceful at the beginning rather than roaring.
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