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Warner Home Video Ben-Hur: 50th Anniversary Collector's Edition, 3-Disc Blu-ray Set

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of one of film's most spectacular achievements with this 3-disc ultimate collector's edition! The thundering action and towering drama of Ben-Hur won 11 Academy Awards in 1959. This digitally enhanced release will win the hearts of a new generation as they follow the exploits of Judah Ben-Hur, a Jewish nobleman in first-century Palestine who was enslaved by the Romans and came to faith in Christ. Stars Charlton Heston. Rated G. Approx. 3.5 hours total.

Limited and numbered this 3-disc blu-ray set includes: over 6 hours of bonus content including all-new documentary Charlton Heston & Ben-Hur: A Personal Journey, reproduction of Heston's personal journal, and a collectible 64-page production art book with rare photos.

Discs 1 and 2: The 1959 Movie

  • Commentary by Film Historian T. Gene Hatcher with Charlton Heston
  • Music-Only Track Showcasing Miklós Rózsa's Award_Winning Score
  • Theatrical Trailers

Disc 3: Special Features

  • New Documentary Charlton Heston & Ben-Hur: A Personal Journey
  • Vintage Special Features:
    • The 1925 Silent Version - Thames Television Restoration with Stereophonic Orchestral Score by Carls Davis
    • 2005 Documentary Ben-Hur: The Epic That Changed Cinema
    • 1994 Documentary Ben-Hur: The Making of an Epic
    • Ben-Hur: A Journey Through Pictures - Audiovisual Re-creation via Stills, Storyboards, Sketches, Music and Dialogue Screen Tests
    • Highlights from the 1960 Academy Awards® Telecast
    • Newsreels
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