Daily Archives: August 1, 2018

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Dr. Howard Miller, professor emeritus from the University of Texas at Austin

The 1959 Ben-Hur: A New Tradition Begins

MGM’s 1959 Ben-Hur has been called “the most honored film of all time.” The winner of an unprecedented eleven Academy Awards, director William Wyler’s epic won virtually every international “best picture” award, was seen by millions around the globe, and earned MGM tens of millions of dollars. On Thursday, July […]