'Ben-Hur: 50th Anniversary Ultimate Collector's Edition'
Charlton Heston (Warner Bros.)
The movie was released in 1959, but the "50th Anniversary" restoration took longer than anticipated. Jack Hawkins, Haya Harareet, Hugh Griffith, Martha Scott and Sam Jaffe also star. DVD extras include: theatrical trailers; audio commentary by Heston and film historian T. Gene Hatcher; "making-of" documentaries; 1925 version of "Ben-Hur"; screen tests; newsreels; 1960 Oscar-ceremony highlights. **** (G) (Also on Blu-ray)
Buy 'Ben-Hur: 50th Anniversary Ultimate Collector's Edition' on DVD.