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Saturnalia and Stephen Boyd's Favorite Sweater

Happy mid-December everyone and, as far as Romans would be concerned, we all want to welcome Saturnalia! Saturnalia was the a week long Roman celebration of the god Saturn, who was honored around the time of the winter solstice which. 240 more words

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Stephen Boyd Movie Comics and Photos Books

Stephen Boyd was in three movies – Ben-Hur, The Fall of the Roman Empire and Fantastic Voyage– which actually published comic book versions of stories. 57 more words

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El Circo Máximo

¿Recuerdas la película Ben-Hur? La escena más famosa de esta película se basa en una recreación del Circo Máximo.  Ubicado entre los montes Aventino y… 531 more words


The View from the Chair — Walk of Life: An Analysis of Two Scenes from William Wyler’s ‘Ben-Hur’ (1959), Part Two

Row, Row, Row Your Boat

What adventures await Judah Ben-Hur! When last we left him, Judah had been condemned to a living death as a slave aboard a Roman warship. 2,421 more words


Ben-Hur (2016) Movie Review

Ben-Hur is a period drama directed by Timur Bekmambetov. The story begins with, Judah Ben-Hur, a kind Jewish prince who is passionate about his beliefs. His adopted brother Messala, is in seek of something he believes is greater. 355 more words


Stephen Boyd talks about Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton and "Cleopatra"

Stephen Boyd used to joke that he should have been invited to Elizabeth Taylor’s wedding with Richard Burton. If it wasn’t for Stephen, the biggest celebrity couple of the 1960’s might never have met! 1,195 more words

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Ben-Hur: Different worlds intertwined

By Hermes

In the 1959 classic film Ben-Hur, Judah Ben-Hur and Jesus Christ are two of the most prominent Jewish characters in a predominately Roman world. 714 more words