(December 18, 2000 – Burbank, CA) - On March 13, Warner Home Video (WHV) will introduce for the first time ever the long-awaited DVD of the Academy Award®-winning MGM film classic “Ben-Hur.” Starring Charlton Heston and directed by William Wyler, “Ben-Hur” captured 12 nominations and received 11 Oscars®, including Best Picture. The DVD will sell at the suggested price of $24.98. With operations in 78 international territories - more than the video division of any other studio - Warner Home Video commands the largest distribution infrastructure in the global video marketplace. WHV's film library is the largest of any studio, offering top-quality new and vintage titles from the repertoires of Warner Bros. Pictures, Turner Entertainment Company, Castle Rock Entertainment, HBO Home Video and New Line Home Video.
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