Pictures of Stephen Boyd from “Ben Hur”, 1959

Happy Easter!

Stephen Boyd Blog

Easter is almost upon us, and that means it’s Ben Hur time! TCM will be airing Ben Hur on Sunday afternoon, April 16th, 2017. To celebrate, here are some pictures of Stephen Boyd during the filming and promotion of the epic classic, Ben Hur, from 1959.

6adf15dd2b88add0ff60201ca31a098a Stephen Boyd and Charlton Heston in the Roman ‘Circus’ at Cinecitta Studios, Rome.


A tall order –  Six footer Stephen Boyd gets to test out a plumed Roman helmet for size.


Ready for the cameras to roll – Messala comes to life!

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Stephen Boyd as Messala

340full-stephen-boyd Friendly adversaries : Heston and Boyd pose for the press on a Vespa in the back lot of Cinecitta Studios in Rome.

BENHUR496530556 American actor Charlton Heston and British actor Stephen Boyd, wearing stage costumes, having fun in riding a Vespa and a bicycle on the set of the film ‘Ben Hur’ in the studios of Cinecittà. A…

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