50th anniversary of “Ben-Hur”

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Catherine Wyler talks about the 50th anniversary of “Ben-Hur,” which her father, William Wyler, directed. The film won 11 Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Actor. Blu-ray is releasing an “Ultimate Collector’s Edition” of the film September 27. It’s also playing at the New York Film Festival on Saturday, October 1.


Catherine Wyler

Comments [1]


Overrated movie. And now I learn that the only good part, the chariot race, wasn't even directed by Wyler.

Sep. 29 2011 08:56 PM

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