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The Sign of the cross

Author: Cecil B DeMilleWilson BarrettWaldemar YoungSid BuckmanFredric MarchAll authors
Publisher: Universal City, CA : MCA Universal Home Video, ©1995, 1932.
Series: Cecil B. DeMille collection.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Shows the struggle between Christian and pagan in ancient Rome. The half-mad Nero delights in burning the city and blaming the fire on the Christians so he can slaughter them. In the midst of this, Rome's prefect falls in love with a Christian maiden, while spurning the advances of Nero's powerful empress.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Cecil B DeMille; Wilson Barrett; Waldemar Young; Sid Buckman; Fredric March; Elissa Landi; Claudette Colbert; Charles Laughton; Ian Keith; Vivian Tobin; Nat Pendleton; Arthur Hohl
ISBN: 0783212941 9780783212944
OCLC Number: 32524194
Notes: Hi-Fi ; digitally recorded.
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
From the play by Wilson Barrett.
Credits: Photography, Karl Struss ; costumes, Mitchell Leisen.
Performer(s): Fredric March, Elissa Landi, Claudette Colbert, Charles Laughton, Ian Keith, Vivian Tobin, Nat Pendleton, Arthur Hohl.
Description: 1 videocassette (ca. 125 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Series Title: Cecil B. DeMille collection.
Other Titles: Cecil B. DeMille's The Sign of the cross
Responsibility: Paramount Pictures ; a Cecil B. DeMille production ; producer/director, Cecil B. DeMille ; screenplay, Waldemar Young, Sidney Buchman.

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Shows the struggle between Christian and pagan in ancient Rome. The half-mad Nero delights in burning the city and blaming the fire on the Christians so he can slaughter them. In the midst of this, Rome's prefect falls in love with a Christian maiden, while spurning the advances of Nero's powerful empress.

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