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The Resource The ten commandments, Paramount presents, a Cecil B. De Mille Production ; produced by Motion Picture Associates, Inc. ; a Paramount Picture

The ten commandments, Paramount presents, a Cecil B. De Mille Production ; produced by Motion Picture Associates, Inc. ; a Paramount Picture

Label
The ten commandments
Title
The ten commandments
Statement of responsibility
Paramount presents, a Cecil B. De Mille Production ; produced by Motion Picture Associates, Inc. ; a Paramount Picture
Title variation
10 commandments
Contributor
Actor
Commentator
Director
Film producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • por
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • por
  • eng
Summary
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
Member of
Awards note
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.
Cataloging source
DEERP
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
Audience: Rating: G
Language note
English; 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
PerformerNote
Charlton Heston, Yul Brynner, Anne Baxter, Edward G. Robinson, Yvonne de Carlo, Debra Paget, John Derek, Sir Cedric Hardwicke, Nina Foch, Marth Scott, Judith Anderson, Vincent Price, John Carradine
Runtime
231
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The ten commandments, Paramount presents, a Cecil B. De Mille Production ; produced by Motion Picture Associates, Inc. ; a Paramount Picture
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally produced in 1956
  • 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
  • Widescreen enhanced for 16:9 TVs, fully restored
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
3/4 in.
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
2 videodiscs (231 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929305155
Other physical details
sound., color.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)905263379
  • (IMDb)tt0049833
  • UtOrBLW
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The ten commandments, Paramount presents, a Cecil B. De Mille Production ; produced by Motion Picture Associates, Inc. ; a Paramount Picture
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally produced in 1956
  • 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
  • Widescreen enhanced for 16:9 TVs, fully restored
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
3/4 in.
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
2 videodiscs (231 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929305155
Other physical details
sound., color.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)905263379
  • (IMDb)tt0049833
  • UtOrBLW
Video recording format
DVD

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