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The Ten Commandments (1956)

G 220 min - Drama, History - 5 October 1956
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Escaping death, a Hebrew infant is raised in a royal household to become a prince. Upon discovery of his true heritage, Moses embarks on a personal quest to reclaim his destiny as the leader and liberator of the Hebrew people.

Director:  Cecil B. DeMille
Stars:  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, Olive Deering, Douglass Dumbrille, Frank De Kova, Henry Wilcoxon, Eduard Franz, Donald Curtis, Lawrence Dobkin, H.B. Warner, Julia Faye, Lisa Mitchell, Noelle Williams, Joanna Merlin, Pat Richard, Joyce van der Veen, Diane Hall, Abbas El Boughdadly, Fraser Clarke Heston, John Miljan, Francis McDonald, Ian Keith, Paul De Rolf, Woody Strode, Tommy Duran, Eugene Mazzola, Ramsay Hill, Joan Woodbury, Esther Brown, Rushdy Abaza, Dorothy Adams, Eric Alden, E.J. André, Babette Bain, Baynes Barron, Kay Bell, Mary Benoit, Henry Brandon, Robert Carson, Bobby Clark, Rus Conklin, Mike Connors, Henry Corden, Edna Mae Cooper, Kem Dibbs, Maude Fealy, Mimi Gibson, Diane Gump, Nancy Hale, June Jocelyn, Richard Kean, Gail Kobe, Fred Kohler Jr., Kenneth MacDonald, Peter Mamakos, Irene Martin, George Melford, John Merton, Amena Mohamed, Paula Morgan, Dorothy Neumann, John Parrish, Rodd Redwing, Addison Richards, Keith Richards, Marcoreta Starr, Onslow Stevens, Clint Walker, Amanda Webb, Frank Wilcox, Jeane Wood

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Storyline

Escaping death, a Hebrew infant is raised in a royal household to become a prince. Upon discovery of his true heritage, Moses embarks on a personal quest to reclaim his destiny as the leader and liberator of the Hebrew people.



Genres: Drama, History

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Language:  English
Release Date:  5 October 1956

Box Office

Budget:  $13,000,000
Revenue:  $122,700,000

Company Credits

Technical Specs

Runtime:  3 h 40 min

Academy Award Nominations and Win

 ART DIRECTION (Color) — Art Direction: Hal Pereira, Walter H. Tyler, Albert Nozaki; Set Decoration: Samuel M. Comer, Ray Moyer
CINEMATOGRAPHY (Color) — Loyal Griggs
COSTUME DESIGN (Color) — Edith Head, Ralph Jester, John Jensen, Dorothy Jeakins, Arnold Friberg
FILM EDITING — Anne Bauchens
BEST MOTION PICTURE — Cecil B. DeMille, Producer
SOUND RECORDING — Paramount Studio Sound Department, Loren L. Ryder, Sound Director
SPECIAL EFFECTS — John Fulton – WON


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