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  1. The Birth of a Nation, Death Wish, Jack the Giant Killer among new home entertainment titlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 15 | Creative Loafing

    ... Ives who copped the Best Supporting Actor Oscar. (Wyler would direct Heston to an Oscar win the very next year with Ben-Hur .) Jerome Morris' Oscar-nominated score is one of the all-time greats, standing in the company of Elmer Bernstein's The ...

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  2. Hollywood: Where Jews Don't Get To Play JewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 3 | Forward

    ... Dad made up a game: He designated gentiles who played Jews as "honorary landsmen." The first was Charlton Heston as "Ben-Hur" (1959). What Mom and Dad didn't know was that during Hollywood's golden age - roughly from 1925 to 1965 - Jews rarely ...

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  3. Down the Home StretchRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 21 | National Review Online

    Our Spring 2018 Webathon winds up this week. El jefe , Mr. Lowry, makes the case , wonderfully, for your participating, even at this final stage.

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  4. 'Star Wars' lightsaber and 'Ben Hur' chariot to be auctionedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2018 | Manila Bulletin

    More than 2,000 pieces of movie memorabilia including costumes and props used by James Dean and the lightsaber wielded by Obi-Wan Kenboi in "Star Wars" are headed to the auction block. A practice chariot used by Charlton Heston in the 1959 film, 'Ben-Hur,' which is among the items from Hollywood films up for auction in June.

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  5. 'Star Wars' lightsaber and 'Ben Hur' chariot to be auctionedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2018 | Darien News-Review

    ... more This image released by Profiles in History shows a practice chariot used by Charlton Heston in the 1959 film, "Ben-Hur," which is among the items from Hollywood films up for auction in June. (Profiles in History via AP) less This image released ...

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  6. a Star Warsa lightsaber, a Terminatora jacket and a Ben Hura chariot to be auctionedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2018 | Pasadena Star-News

    ... AP) This image released by Profiles in History shows a practice chariot used by Charlton Heston in the 1959 film, "Ben-Hur," which is among the items from Hollywood films up for auction in June. (Profiles in History via AP) This image released by ...

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  7. 'Star Wars' lightsaber, 'Ben Hur' chariot, more to be auctioned offRead the original story

    May 3, 2018 | The Post-Standard

    ... This image released by Profiles in History shows a practice chariot used by Charlton Heston in the 1959 film, "Ben-Hur," which is among the items from Hollywood films up for auction in June. Profiles in History says it is also selling the Harley ...

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  8. The Best Year in Movies Was 1959Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2018 | Film School Rejects

    ... As if those two films were not enough to make the case for 1959, the year also saw the release of William Wyler's Ben-Hur , starring Charlton Heston in the titular role. The highest-grossing film of the year, Ben-Hur won a record-setting 11 Academy ...

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  9. 'Planet of the Apes' and '2001: A Space Odyssey' Turn 50 and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2018 | /film

    ... to 1968, Heston had starred in a string of religious films, including but not limited to The Ten Commandments , Ben-Hur , The Agony and the Ecstasy , and The Greatest Story Ever Told , where he played John the Baptist. By today's naturalistic ...

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  10. Movie Menu: Apollo 13, Ben Hur, Easter Parade and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2018 | Milford Mirror

    Life is still like a box of chocolates in Robert Zemeckis' Oscar-winning fairy tale about the kindest man in the world who shows up everywhere. Tom Hanks won his second acting Oscar.

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  11. Streaming: From 'Ben-Hur' to 'Hop,' Slim...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2018 | The New York Times

    There are not a whole lot of what one could call "Easter movies," perhaps because there's no suspense involved in the holiday itself. While a good number of Christmas movies hinge on the question of whether a Christmas celebration will happen, or happen properly - this is a thread that runs from "It's a Wonderful Life" to "The Santa Clause" and its ilk, including "Santa Claus Conquers the Martians" - families celebrating Easter don't typically worry about pulling it off, so to speak.

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  12. 'Jesus Christ Superstar,' '60 Minutes,' Final Four: This weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2018 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... talked to Stormy Daniels, airs at 7 p.m. Sunday. On Easter, TCM offers two epic stories of Jesus: the Oscar-winning "Ben-Hur" at 1 p.m. and "King of Kings" with Jeffrey Hunter in the title role at 5 p.m. The tone shifts with "Easter Parade" starring ...

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  13. Ben-Hur: A Tale of the ChristRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2018 | KIMT

    ... films where the middle one is one of the greatest movies ever made and the bookends are close to unwatchable. It's "Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ" (1925) vs. "Ben-Hur" (1959) vs. "Ben-Hur" (2016) in a demonstration that the people who think the ...

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  14. How a Ben-Hura filmed that 3-D chariot raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2016 | LA Daily News

    Jack Huston plays Judah Ben-Hur, James Cosmo plays Quintus and Dato Bakhtadze plays Hortator in Ben-Hur from Paramount Pictures and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures. Nazanin Boniadi plays Esther, Allan Cappelli plays Burley Centurion, Rodrigo Santoro plays Jesus and Jack Huston plays Judah Ben-Hur in Ben-Hur from Paramount Pictures and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures.

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  15. Emeritus professor brings Galileo to the stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2017 | Channel3000

    First it was a story and characters on a page. This month, it moves to the stage, with actors reading before an audience.

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  16. Quentin Tarantino Makes Studios Kiss the Ring in Manson...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | SFGate

    ... For "The Hateful Eight," the director tracked down the same camera lenses used on the 1959 Charlton Heston classic "Ben-Hur" and shot with them. That same film was released in 70mm, which saw former Weinstein Company distribution chief Erik Lomis ...

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  17. AFI's Greatest American Films of All Time Movie Review: #100 Ben-HurRead the original story

    Sep 28, 2017 | EParis Extra

    "I'm afraid. The world is more than we know," says the leprous mother of Judah Ben-Hur, the film's protagonist.

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  18. 'Inside Studio 54' Takes You Behind The Velvet Rope, And Into Some Dark CornersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2017 | National Public Radio

    ... chiseled body," Charlton Heston as the "star of The Ten Commandments and winner of the Oscar for Best Actor in Ben-Hur ") and a passing mention of a party for model Margaux Hemingway reminds him, hilariously, of "her grandfather Ernest Hemingway, ...

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  19. Tinsel Town is Out of Touch, and Box Office Sales Tell the TaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | RedState

    Hollywood is suffering its worst summer at the box office in over 25 years, based on ticket sales for new releases. As Labor Day is set to wrap-up the all-important summer movie season, Tinsel Town is scrambling to explain why sales are sagging and their profits are cratering.

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  20. 'Charlton Heston' is a voluminous, possibly definitive, study of a Hollywood paragon of masculinityRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2017 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... action man, and Eliot's book is structured around the monuments of his stardom: films like "The Ten Commandments," "Ben-Hur," and "Planet of the Apes." It's a list that not only defines Heston's career but a considerable chunk of what is still well ...

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