As one of the most decorated films, the character of Ben-Hur was originally adapted from the book "Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ," published in 1880. This book later inspired the adaptation of the 1929 silent film, Ben-Hur, thus influencing the 1959 version of this William Wyler religious drama film.

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Jack Hawkins in Ben Hur

To this day, Ben-Hur is one of the most decorated films of all time. Find out all about it in the video above!