Live at the KiMo Presents

Ben-Hur (1959) with ABQ Early Movie Palaces

FREE 90th Anniversary Celebration Weekend

KiMo Theatre, 423 Central Ave NW

at KiMo Theatre

September 17, 2017 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Time: 1:00pm     Day: Sunday     Doors: 12:30pm     Ages: All Ages     Price: FREE
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Ben-Hur (1959) with ABQ Early Movie Palaces 

Judah Ben-Hur lives as a rich Jewish prince and merchant in Jerusalem at the beginning of the 1st century. Together with the new governor his old friend Messala arrives as commanding officer of the Roman legions. At first they are happy to meet after a long time but their different politic views separate them. During the welcome parade a roof tile falls down from Judah's house and injures the governor. Although Messala knows they are not guilty, he sends Judah to the galleys and throws his mother and sister into prison. But Judah swears to come back and take revenge. Written by Matthias Scheler <tron@lyssa.owl.de>

 

Stars:

Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Stephen Boyd 

 

Rated (G)

3h 32min

 

Doors open... 12:30pm

Devin O"Leary at 1pm... History of Albuquerque DowntownTheaters 

*Start Film 2pm 

Intermission about 3:55pm (20 minutes)

Second Half Film starts about 4pm 

Film Ends about 5:55pm.