Daily Archives: March 13, 2012

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William Farnum as Judah Ben-Hur

William Farnum & Ben-Hur

The play Ben-Hur opened on Broadway in 1899. Edward Morgan took the stage as Ben-Hur and William S. Hart portrayed Messala. Lew Wallace attended the opening night performance at the Broadway Theater and, like the rest of the audience, was pleased with the dramatic presentation of his work. An opening […]