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DVD BV 4655 D45 (COL)


The ten commandments

Main Title: The ten commandments [videorecording] / Paramount Pictures Corp. ; Motion Picture Associates, Inc. ; directed by Cecil B. DeMille ; screenplay by Aeneas MacKenzie

Published/Created: Hollywood, CA : Paramount Home Video, c1956 , 2006

Description: 2 videodiscs in 1 can (DVD) (ca. 223 min.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in

Local Call No: DVD BV 4655 D45

Note: Some credits from container. Originally released as a motion picture in 1956. Recorded in Dolby digital 5.1 surround (English), 2.0 surround (English). "50th anniversary collection"--Container. "Enhanced for 16:9 TVs"--Container. Special features: commentary by Katherine Orrison, author of Written in stone : making Cecil B. DeMille's epic, The ten commandments; 6-part documentary: "Moses", "The chosen people", "Land of the pharaohs", "The Paramount lot", "The score", and "Mr. DeMille"; newsreel: The ten commandments premiere in New York; trailers. Includes the 1923 version of: The ten commandments / Adolph Zukor and Jesse L. Lasky present Cecil B. DeMille's production ; story by Jeanie MacPherson ; directed by Cecil B. DeMille. (136 min., si., b&w). 1923 version: full screen format; English with French subtitles; recorded in Dolby digital stereo. 1923 version has special features: commentary by Katherine Orrison; hand-tinted footage of the Exodus and Parting of the Red Sea sequence.

Cast: Charlton Heston, Yul Brynner, Anne Baxter, Edward G. Robinson, Yvonne DeCarlo, Debra Paget, John Derek

Credits: Director of photography, Loyal Griggs ; production design, Hal Periera, Walter H. Tyler ; editor, Anne Bauchens ;music, Elmer Bernstein

Summary: The story of Moses (Heston), once favored in the Pharaoh's (Brynner) household, who turned his back on a privileged life to lead his people to freedom

Subject: Moses (Biblical leader) -- Drama.
Subject: Wilson, Dorothy Clarke -- Film and video adaptations.
Subject: Ingraham, J.H. (Joseph Holt), 1809-1860 -- Film and video adaptations.
Subject: Southon, A.E. On eagle's wings -- Film and video adaptations.
Subject: Ten commandments -- Drama.
Subject: Bible.
Subject: O.T. -- Drama.
Subject: Religious films.
Subject: Bible films.

Related Name: DeMille, Cecil B.

videorecording DVD ca. 223 min.
2 videodiscs in 1 can (DVD) (ca. 223 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
©1956,  2006, Paramount Home Video ,
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AV Material ID 1000010587
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