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98 The sets were so vast and visually exciting that they became a tourist attraction, and various film stars visited during production.
Elizabeth Haffenden oversaw a staff of 100 wardrobe fabricators to make the costumes, and a workshop employing 200 artists and workmen provided the hundreds of friezes and statues needed in the film.49 MGM retained control over the costumes and the artificial lake background, which went back to the United States.L'acteur George Walsh qui frau sucht frau locanto jouait le rôle de Ben-Hur fut remplacé par Ramón Novarro.À la suite d'une bataille navale qui voit la destruction de la flotte romaine, il s'échappe sur un radeau de fortune.British Board of Film Classification."Ben-Gore: Romancing the Word With Gore Vidal." Written.49 To make the scene bloodier, Dunning sought out Italian extras who had missing limbs, then had the makeup crews rig them with fake bone and blood to make it appear as if they had lost a hand or leg during the battle.
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83 The firm of Danesi Brothers 128 built 18 chariots, 129 nine of which were used for practice, 128 each weighing 900 pounds (410 kg).
Reeves Eason, William Christy Cabanne, scénario : Carey Wilson, Bess Meredyth, d'après le roman de Lew Wallace Direction artistique : Cedric Gibbons, Horace Jackson Décors : Camillo Mastrocinque,.49 The chariots were also returned to the.S., where they were used as promotional props.The picture also won the bafta Award for Best Film, 164 the New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Film, 165 and the Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in a Motion Picture for William Wyler 's masterful direction."Getting It Right the Second Time: Adapting Ben-Hur for the Screen".L 87 88 It is unclear whether any second unit filming took place in Israel.42 Beaches near Anzio were also used, 83 and caves just south of the city served as the leper colony.December 5, 1959,.Stempel, Tom (January 1, 2001).92 To speed things up, Wyler often kept principal actors on stand-by, in full costume and make-up, so that he could shoot pick-up scenes if the first unit slowed down.

46 The screenplay differed more from the original novel than did the 1925 silent film version.