The Ten Commandments (1956) Movie

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  • In Theaters: Oct 05, 1956
  • DVD: Mar 30, 1999
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The Ten Commandments Cast Starring Charlton Heston, Vincent Price, Tom Nolan, Robert Vaughn, Dehl Berti

The Ten Commandments Directed by Cecil B. DeMille

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Synopsis: To escape the edict of Egypt"s Pharaoh, Rameses I, condemning all newborn Hebrew males, 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, as well as 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. In Egypt, Moses" fiercest enemy proves to be not Rameses, but someone near to him who can "harden his heart".

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The Ten Commandments Cast: Charlton Heston, Vincent Price, Tom Nolan, Robert Vaughn, Dehl Berti, Robert Stevenson, Bob Herron, Dorothy Neumann, Richard Farnsworth, Robert Fuller, Michael Mark, Julie Mitchum, Inez Palange, Keith Richards, Madeleine Taylor Holmes, Patricia Hitchcock, Prudence Beers, Norman Bartold, Joanna Merlin, Ethan Laidlaw, John Carradine, Roger Creed, Eduard Franz, Henry Brandon, Jacqueline Park, Hanaf Abou Esma, Tommy Duran, Irene Martin, Mary Benoit, Emily Getchell
The Ten Commandments Directors: Cecil B. DeMille
The Ten Commandments Genres: Drama, Adventure
Year: 1956
Runtime: 220 / 3h 40min
MPAA Rating: G
Oscars: 1
Awards: 6
Nominations: 8
Writers: Dorothy Clarke Wilson, J.H. Ingraham, A.E. Southon
Producers: Cecil B. DeMille, Henry Wilcoxon
Musicians: Elmer Bernstein
Cinematographers: Loyal Griggs
Editors: Anne Bauchens

Production: Paramount Pictures
Language: English
Country: USA