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BEN HUR (1925) A Tale of the Christ Silent Film CANCELLED

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Date(s) - April 24, 2020
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Liberty Theatre


Friday, April 25th, 7pm
The Liberty Turns 95! Celebrate with a silent film for our original price of a quarter.

In this silent classic, Judah Ben-Hur (Ramon Novarro) discovers that he has been betrayed by his childhood friend Messala (Francis X. Bushman), leading to separation from his family. Punished for an accident, Ben-Hur is unjustly forced to serve on a Roman ship, where he becomes a friend to the vessel’s admiral, Quintus Arrius (Frank Currier). Eventually, Ben-Hur has the chance to compete against Messala in a chariot race, providing him with a shot at vengeance.

Initial release: December 25, 1925
Directors: Fred Niblo, Charles Brabin, Christy Cabanne, J.J. Cohn, B. Reeves Eason
Budget: 4 million USD
Box office: 10.7 million USD
Producers: Samuel Goldwyn, Louis B. Mayer, Irving Thalberg, June Mathis

Doors open at 6pm. Will call tickets available in our Box Office at 2pm the day of the show. Bring your Liberty cup and enjoy a beverage while you watch! Cups and concessions available in our lower lobby.

Tickets available in the Liberty Box Office or online: libertyastoria.org