Ben-Hur (1959)

Ben-Hur (1959)

For filming the chariot race sequence in Ben-Hur (1959), the set that was built was the largest ever built at the time. It took over a year and thousands of workers to build it. The director's son, who was a stuntman, almost died filming it. While filming, the scene the extras rioted on camera; and the cars filming the race were slower than the horses.

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