Ben-Hur 2016 movie opens in Crawfordsville. The much anticipated release of the new Ben-Hur 2016 movie was Friday. The local movie theater, Capri Carmack, was full of local residents for the first showing of the movie inspired by General Lew Wallace’s 1880 best-selling classic “Ben-Hur; A Tale of the Christ.”
Before the showing, General Lew Wallace Study and Museum Director Larry Paarlberg spoke to the audience. He talked about how the book has inspired many and also how the novel changed the culture in the United States. I am a resident of Crawfordsville, IN, and if you have the opportunity to visit Crawfordsville, IN, be sure to stop by our General Lew Wallace Study and Museum. I was also living here when the original Ben-Hur movie with Charleston Heston was released in 1959.
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