chariot race


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a race between ancient chariots

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One example: Judah discovers that his mother and sister, presumed dead, are in fact alive, but are now lepers -- but he finds all this out on the eve of the big chariot race, so he quickly visits the leper colony, has an emotional reunion then shoots off again ("I'll be back
Actually, there's one sequence that's better than that, and that's the chariot race.
The day of the chariot race dawns and it is a spectacle without compare--even against the chariot race in William Wyler's 1959 epic "Ben-Hur," starring Charlton Heston.
They were so realistic that movie audiences thought people had really died during the filming of the chariot race.
This is the second year in a row, and the fourth time in eight years, that Linthwaite Scout troop have won the chariot race.
The tale continues in Rome, introducing us to some Roman customs and activities couched in a plot about two baddies interfering with a chariot race.
They performed an impressive chariot race similar to the Old Roman chariots in a historical surrounding.
Instead of opting for a drawing room comedy by Oscar Wilde or Noel Coward, requiring a small cast and a couple of sets, they've decided to honour Boyd's memory with an ambitious take on Ben-Hur, which requires a chariot race, a sea battle and a leper colony.
The climactic chariot race, staged in a huge amphitheatre, is still thrilling.
Ben Hur - The Stadium Spectacular', a massive live production based on the Hollywood movie starring Charlton Heston and featuring a full-scale chariot race and a sea battle, will be held at ANZ Stadium in Sydney on October 22 and 23.
Chester A chariot race forms part of Chester's Roman day but the highlight of the meeting still remains the pounds 25,000 Tsingtao Chinese Beer Handicap (3.
Francis Cornford, an influential 20th-century scholar, argued that Pelops, the mythical hero of southern Greece, and Hippodameia, the daughter of King Oenomaus, were stand-ins for the Sun and Moon in a chariot race that symbolized calendrical congruence and cyclical renewal.
The chariot race sequence in the Roman Circus (an amazing replica) is one of the most thrilling in film history and except for two of the most spectacular stunts, both Charlton Heston and Stephen Boyd did all their own chariot driving.
The chariot race between Charlton Heston and Stephen Boyd in the 1959 film Ben Hur came second in the poll,carried out by UCI cinemas to mark the forthcoming release of the latest epic Troy.
BEN-HUR (1959): Best known for the white-knuckle chariot race that cost dollars 1million of its dollars 12,500,000 budget, Charlton Heston starred as the hero, Judah Ben-Hur.