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The ten commandments

Author: Cecil B DeMilleAeneas MacKenzieJesse L Lasky, Jr.Jack GarissFredric M FrankAll authors
Publisher: Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount, 2011.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Widescreen versionView all editions and formats
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Filmed in Egypt and the Sinai with one of the biggest sets ever constructed for a motion picture, this epic tells the story of the life of Moses. Once favored in the Pharaoh's household, Moses turned his back on a privileged life to lead his people to freedom.
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Genre/Form: National Film Registry
Feature films
Historical films
DVD-Video discs
Drama
Film adaptations
Epic films
Bible films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Named Person: Moses, (Biblical leader); Moses, (Biblical leader)
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Cecil B DeMille; Aeneas MacKenzie; Jesse L Lasky, Jr.; Jack Gariss; Fredric M Frank; Elmer Bernstein; Charlton Heston; Yul Brynner; Anne Baxter; Edward G Robinson; Yvonne De Carlo; Debra Paget; John Derek; Cedric Hardwicke; Nina Foch; Martha Scott; Judith Anderson; Vincent Price; John Carradine; Loyal Griggs; Anne Bauchens; Le Roy Prinz; Ruth Godfrey; Dorothy Clarke Wilson; J H Ingraham; Arthur E Southon; Paramount Pictures Corporation.; Motion Picture Associates, Inc.
ISBN: 1415758050 9781415758052 9786314958411 6314958415
OCLC Number: 707351578
Language Note: English (Dolby digital 5.1 surround) (2.0 surround), French (mono), Portuguese (mono) or Spanish (2.0 surround) dialogue; optional English, French, Portuguese or Spanish subtitles; closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: "This work was compiled from many sources and contains material from the books: Prince of Egypt by Dorothy Clarke Wilson, Pillar of fire by Rev. J.H. Ingraham, On eagle's wings, by Rev. A.E. Southon ... in accordance with the ancient texts of Philo, Josephus, Eusebius, the Midrash and The Holy Scriptures."--Opening credits.
Originally produced in 1956.
Credits: Director of photography, Loyal Griggs; art direction, Hal Pereira, Walter Tyler, Albert Nozaki ; choreography, Leroy Prinz, Ruth Godfrey ; edited by Anne Bauchens ; music by Elmer Bernstein.
Cast: Charlton Heston, Yul Brynner, Anne Baxter, Edward G. Robinson, Yvonne de Carlo, Debra Paget, John Derek, Sir Cedric Hardwicke, Nina Foch, Martha Scott, Judith Anderson, Vincent Price, John Carradine.
Awards: Winner, Best Effects, Special Effects (John P. Fulton), 1957 Academy Awards (U.S.A.) ; Nominee, Best Art Direction, Best Cinematography, Color, Best Costume Design, Best Film Editing, Best Picture, Best Sound Recording, 1957 Academy Awards.
Named to the National Film Registry in 1999 by the Library of Congress.
Target Audience: Rating: G.
Description: 2 videodiscs (231 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen enhanced for 16:9 TVs, fully restored.
Contents: Disc 1: Feature film [part 1] (136 min.) --
Special features: optional audio feature commentary by Katherine Orrison ; Disc 2: Feature film [part 2] (96 min.) --
Special features: optional audio feature commentary by Katherine Orrison --
Newsreel: The Ten commandments premiere in New York --
theatrical trailers: 1956 "Making of" trailer --
1966 trailer --
1989 trailer.
Other Titles: Cecil B. DeMille's the Ten commandments
Responsibility: Paramount presents, a Cecil B. De Mille Production ; produced by Motion Picture Associates, Inc. ; a Paramount Picture ; written for the screen by Æneas Mackenzie, Jesse L. Lasky, Jr., Jack Gariss, Fredric M. Frank ; produced and directed by Cecil B. DeMille.

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Filmed in Egypt and the Sinai with one of the biggest sets ever constructed for a motion picture, this epic tells the story of the life of Moses. Once favored in the Pharaoh's household, Moses turned his back on a privileged life to lead his people to freedom.

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