• Short Summary

    Premiere of film 'Ben-Hur' on Broadway, New York. America.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Title - 'The night Ben-Hur comes to Broadway'.

    Premiere of film 'Ben-Hur'. Broadway, New York. United States of America (USA).

    MS's of New York's busy Broadway at night. MS's theatre sign 'Ben-Hur'. LS panning shot of crowd cordoned off. MS Adolph Zukor arriving.

    MS MGM Production Chief Sol C Siegel and Maurice Silverstein. MS Eugene Picker, President of Loew's Theatre, arriving. MS William Wyler and wife arriving. CU crowd cheering.

    MS Charlton Heston arriving with his wife. CU's photographers. MS Charlton Heston, Mrs Heston, Mr Joseph Vogel and wife. MS crowd. Various shots Charlton Heston shaking hands with Ramon Novarro. CU Heston with Haya Harareet.

    CU Stephen Boyd and Martha Scott, Boyd kisses her. LS crowd on balcony pan down to people in foyer. CU girl selling programmes. CU girl's hands as she gives out programmes. LS illuminated theatre sign 'Ben-Hur'.

    Cataloguer's note: American commentary.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:26:00 / 01:53:05:00
    UN 3283 A

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    Premiere was on 18 November 1959.

    "Ramon Navarro" should read Roman Novarro.

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