After a Jewish prince is betrayed and sent into slavery by a Roman friend, he regains his freedom and comes back for revenge.
Written By: Karl Tunberg
Directed By: William Wyler
MPAA Rating: [ G ]
Running Time: 222 min.
Starring: Charlton Heston, Haya Harareet, Stephen Boyd, Martha Scott, Cathy O'Donnell
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