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 - A CROWD gathers to listen to Jesus as he...
A CROWD gathers to listen to Jesus as he delivers the Sermon T % on the Mount in Metro-Goldwyn Mayer's Acedemy Awarci- '-' winning "Ben Hur" now showing for a limited engagement at ' « ' · the Liberty theatre. 'Ben-Hur Movie Giant Spectacle while months. . With traffic By JOE CARAHER urged i man galleons as galley slaves. One of the great theatrical!During a spectacularly filmed productions of our time opened at the Liberty Wednesday, the famed Academy Award-winning Award-winning extravaganza, Ben-Hur. naval battle Ben-Hur saves the life of a high Roman officer and official. He is hailed in Rome as a hero and becomes a famous are control times. current roads. The when a trol of to slow complete Montana reminded completely safe months, with Movie-attenders -- especially i chariot racer. A LONG FIGHT · those who go only occasionally -- certainly will be amazed at the magnitude of this film, the I Throughout the long fbur- 'extravagant sets, the hundreds!year period he is away from his and hundreds of persons required required to tell this thrilling-story of people in the time of Christ. And they will be enthused with the performance turned in by Charlelon Heslon, who has the lead. " The s t o r y b r e a t h - taking sequence of scenes showing the birth of Christ in Bethlehem; the star hovering over the town and then the coming of the shepherds shepherds and Wise Men to pay homage to the Child. Ben Hur is a young Jew, a · boyhood friend of a Roman tribune tribune who is second in command command of the garrison in Jeru- ?! "sa.lenT, Ben-Hur's home. The ^ s o l d i e r represents Caesar's' conquest conquest of all Europe and Asia Minor. He appeals to Ben-Hur to forsake the Jewish people, family and neighbors, Ben-Hur bears a fierce resentment Toward his former friend, the tri-jbaccb bune who forced him into slav-1 cry and sent his mother 'and | daughter to prison. When he 1 |comes back to Judea he gets his opens with aichance. He meets his old adversary adversary in a thrilling chariot race. All the hatred, vengeance and by H. D. mulligan on resentment that can be muster-1 gave ed by .two men is vented in this remendous contest. Ben-Hur becomes a follower of Christ as a result of constant encouragement from the girl he loves and his elderly friend, Balthazar, one of the Wise Men of the East. All follow the passion passion and .death of Christ, filmed filmed in an unbelievably outstanding outstanding manner by William Wyler, who produced "for MGM what many critics rate as the outstanding j ideas ggs. n istead eport committee chool A Merin ion

Clipped from The Daily Inter Lake25 Dec 1960, SunPage 2

The Daily Inter Lake (Kalispell, Montana)25 Dec 1960, SunPage 2
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