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What was the most expensive silent movie in the world?
We're sure you all remember the
chariot scene from 'Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ'
but which version did you see?
Ben Hur was originally a book written by Lew Wallace
In 1899 Ben Hur was a Broadway play.
In 1907 it was released a a film for the first time.
In 1925 it was released again.
The 1959 version is the best know, starring
In 2003 Ben Hur was released as an animated film.
It is the 1925 version that interests us as it was the most
expensive silent film ever produce costing 3.9 million 1920's dollars which is
worth about $33 million today.
Douglas Fairbanks and Mary
Pickford were extras in the chariot race scene.
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