Plays Sunday, April 1 at 4:00 PM at the Michigan.
Live organ accompaniment by Andrew Rogers.
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.
Special ticket prices apply
143 min. | Drama/Romance | NR