Additional actions:

The ten commandments [videorecording] / [presented by] Paramount ; [produced by Motion Picture Associates, Inc.]
DVDs DVDs | Paramount DVD | c2006 | 50th anniversary collection ; widescreen version.
Not Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (DUE 04-06-15)
close only show available only show available only show available only show available
see all

Items

Location Call No. Volume Copies Status
Adult DVD-Feature Film DVD T pt.1-3 RELIGIOUS DUE 04-06-15

Details

Imprint
Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount DVD, c2006.
Edition
50th anniversary collection ; widescreen version.
Descript
3 videodiscs (220 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Det
DVD; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, 2.0 surround, French mono.
Note
Includes English and dubbed French language soundtracks, with optional subtitles in English.
Closed-captioned.
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.
Credits
Screenplay, Aeneas MacKenzie ... [et al.] ; producer/director, Cecil B. De Mille ; director of photography, Loyal Griggs ; editor, Anne Bauchens ; music, Elmer Bernstein.
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1956.
Awards
Academy Award for Best Special Effects; Academy Award Nominations for Best Picture, Best Cinematography (Color), Best Art Direction/Set Decoration, Best Costume Design (Color), Best Film Editing, and Best Sound Recording.
Audience
MPAA rating: G; (1923 version and special features not rated).
Note
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).
Summary
To escape the edict that condemned all first-born Hebrew males by Egypt's Pharoah, Rameses I, the infant Moses is set adrift on the Nile in a reed basket. Saved by the pharaoh's daughter Bithiah, he is adopted by her and brought up in the court of her brother, Pharaoh Seti. Moses gains Seti's favor and the love of the throne princess Nefertiri. He also gains the hatred of Seti's son, Rameses. When his Hebrew heritage is revealed, Moses is cast out of Egypt, and makes his way across the desert where he marries, has a son and is commanded by God to return to Egypt to free the Hebrews from slavery.
Contents
Disc 1. 1956 feature film, pt. 1 -- Disc 2. 1956 feature film, pt. 2 ; Special features ; Disc 3. 1923 silent film.
Note
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.
Special features (1923 version): commentary by Katherine Orrison; hand-tinted footage of the Exodus and Parting of the Red Sea sequence.
Local Note
MW, 7-06
Subject
Genre
Alt Author
Alt Title
Ten commandments (Motion picture: 1956)
Ten commandments (Motion picture: 1923)
ISBN
1415718636
ISBN/ISSN
097360412246
Music #
04122 Paramount DVD
NoveList Results
Other Sources
View in classic catalog View in classic catalog View MARC display View MARC display
Back to top