Flicks in Five: Ben-Hur - The Epic Defined

by Lynne Warfel
January 27, 2015

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Ben-Hur (Courtesy of Warner HE)


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With the best movie sequence of all time — the chariot race — Ben Hur also boasts one of the longest musical scores ever written, recorded in one of the most epic recording sessions ever scheduled.

Play the audio track above to learn more about this film and to hear Miklos Rozsa's music.

Web bonus: View the 1959 trailer for Ben Hur: