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Ben- Hur / Ben-Hur / Ben Hur


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Tookey's Rating
5 /10
 
Average Rating
6.83 /10
 
Starring
Ramon Navarro , Francis X. Bushman ,
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Directed by: Fred Niblo (action sequences by B. Reeves Eason )
Written by: Bess Meredyth, Carey Wilson from Lew Wallace's novel

 
 
 
Released: 1925
   
Genre: ACTION
DRAMA
ADVENTURE
IMPORTANT
SILENT
EPIC
   
Origin: US
   
Length: 133
 
 


 
A Jewish prince (Ramon Navarro) in Biblical times has tough time under the Romans.

Reviewed by Chris Tookey

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A magnificent silent, worth seeing for the chariot-race alone (which is in colour) and the sea battle, both directed by B. Reeves Eason. Among the greatest achievements of the Silent era, although it does drag at times for a modern audience.



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