Roman Armor from the blockbuster "Ben Hur" | 1959, an American epic historical film drama directed by Wm. Wyler, produced by Sam Zimbalist for Metro Goldwyn Mayer & starred Charlton Heston. This film was a remake of the 1925 silent film with the same name; adapted from Lew Wallace's 1880 novel, "Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ." Ancient Costumes, Silent Film, Bath, Romans Armours, Ben Hur, Romans Armors, Movie Costumes, Classic Films, Hur 1959
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Ferdy Mayne complete cuirass and helmet from Ben-Hur. (MGM, 1951) Ornate cuirass worn by Ferdy Mayne as the Captain of the rescue ship in Ben-Hur. Constructed of molded fiberglass decorated with cherubs and griffons, cloth at the neck, with hand-painted gold details, black leather apron decorated with gold cherub faces.