Ben-Hur won 11 Oscars in this event, becoming the first of the three movies that got it. The others are Titanic (1997) and The Lord of the Rings - The Return of the King (2003).

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Herself - Accepts Documentary Award
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Himself - Winner: Best Scoring of a Musical Picture
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Ben-Hur won 11 Oscars in this event, becoming the first of the three movies that got it. The others are Titanic (1997) and The Lord of the Rings - The Return of the King (2003).

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Ben-Hur (1959) became one of three films (the first one) to win a total of 11 Academy Awards, the others being Titanic (1997) and The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003). See more »

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Featured in Ben-Hur: The Making of an Epic (1993) See more »

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The Best of Everything
Written by Alfred Newman and Sammy Cahn
Performed by Frankie Vaughan
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