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The Third Secret Trailer (1964), narrated by Stephen Boyd

The narration Stephen gives on this trailer is fun to hear. It is most likely taken from the 60 second radio spots he did for the promotion of the film. 18 more words

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Favorite Historical Person: Lew Wallace

As I think about people I admire historically, a spectrum of Federal commanders come to mind: Winfield S. Hancock, Nelson Miles, John Gibbon, etc. But recently, I have come to steadily respect and admire more and more Lew Wallace. 563 more words


Stephen Boyd Interview, July 1964 : "I’m a Yankee Doodle Dandy"

It’s so interesting to read some of Stephen’s interviews back in the day. Sometimes he could be too honest when speaking to the likes of journalists Hedda Hooper, Erskine Johnson, Sheilah Graham, Joe Hyams and Louella Parsons. 995 more words

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AFI Top 100 Ranking: 100

Writer: Karl Tunberg (adaptation), Lew Wallace (novel)

Director: William Wyler

Star: Charlton Heston, Stephen Boyd, Jack Hawkins

Music: Miklos Rozsa… 1,091 more words

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Critics talk about Stephen Boyd's performance as Messala in "Ben-Hur" from 1960 Reviews

“If there was an Academy Award deserved by any cast member of “Ben-Hur, ” it belonged to Stephen Boyd, playing the villainous Messala who turned his boyhood friendship into a vendetta of hate.

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Rest in Peace Stephen Boyd - June 2, 1977 (40 Years ago)

To the handsome, gentle, carefree Irishman from Belfast

With the dazzling smile, statuesque physique, cleft chin and velvet voice

Your movie fans miss you!

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