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"Ben Hur" sweeps awards
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Valley Times Photo Collection
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Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Title supplied by cataloger.; A cut-out of Gary Cooper's head was placed on top of original image to change his facial expression.
Photograph caption dated April 5, 1960 reads, ""Ben Hur" Sweep - Director William Wyler, left; Mrs. Sam Zimbalist, second from left, wife of late producer, and actor Charlton Heston, right, all took top awards for work in film "Ben Hur." Gary Cooper and Susan Hayward made key presentations."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Hayward, Susan,--1917-1975
Zimbalist, Sam
Wyler, William,--1902-1981
Heston, Charlton
Cooper, Gary,--1901-1961
Ben-Hur (Motion picture : 1959)
Motion picture actors and actresses--United States
Award presentations--California--Los Angeles
Awards--California--Los Angeles
Motion picture producers and directors--United States
Valley Times Collection photographs

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