Archive for November 18th, 2015

FILM RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1959

 

The epic historical drama film Ben-Hur was directed by William Wyler,
produced by Sam Zimbalist for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and stars Charlton
Heston
, Stephen Boyd, Jack Hawkins, Hugh Griffith and Haya Harareet. It
is a remake of the 1925 silent film with the same name. The movie had the
largest budget ($15.175 million) as well as the largest sets built of any film
produced at the time.

Ben-Hur #8 (Wyler) (#29)
Ben-Hur was photographed using MGM’s 65mm anamorphic
widescreen format, Camera 65 shown above with director
William Wyler.

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A TV APPEARANCE ON THIS DAY IN 1956


Antoine "Fats" Domino, Jr. turned 87 on February 26.

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RECAPPING PAST NEWS EVENTS

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Ross Simpson

              

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ACTRESS LINDA EVANS IS 73 TODAY

 



Linda Evans (Born Linda Evenstad in
Hartford, Connecticut)

Evans played Krystle Carrington on the ABC television series Dynasty (1981-1989) 
and appeared in the 1965 film Beach Blanket Bingo. She gained fame for playing
Audra Barkley in The Big Valley on ABC-TV from 1965-1969.

 


John Forsythe and Linda Evans in Dynasty.

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