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The Resource The ten commandments, directed by Cecil B. DeMille ; produced by Motion Picture Associates, Inc. ; a Paramount Picture, (videorecording)

The ten commandments, directed by Cecil B. DeMille ; produced by Motion Picture Associates, Inc. ; a Paramount Picture, (videorecording)

Label
The ten commandments
Title
The ten commandments
Statement of responsibility
directed by Cecil B. DeMille ; produced by Motion Picture Associates, Inc. ; a Paramount Picture
Title variation
10 commandments
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • por
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • por
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
Filmed in Egypt and the Sinai with one of the biggest sets ever constructed for a motion picture, this version 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. Now celebrating its 55th anniversary, this film has been fully restored
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Written for the screen by Aeneas Mackenzie, Jesse L. Lasky, Jr., Jack Gariss, Fredric M. Frank
Date time place
Originally released as a motion picture in 1956
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Rating: G
Language note
  • English (Dolby digital 5.1 surround) (2.0 surround), French (mono), Portuguese (mono) or Spanish (2.0 surround)dialogue; English, French, Portuguese or Spanish subtitles
  • Closed captioning
LC call number
  • PN1997
  • PN1997
LC item number
  • .T46 2011
  • .T46 2011
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
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1881-1959
  • 1910-1988
  • 1911-1977
  • 1893-1973
  • 1933-
  • 1926-1998
  • 1893-1964
  • 1809-1860
  • 1887-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • DeMille, Cecil B.
  • MacKenzie, Aeneas
  • Lasky, Jesse L.
  • Gariss, Jack
  • Frank, Fredric M.
  • Heston, Charlton
  • Brynner, Yul
  • Baxter, Anne
  • Robinson, Edward G.
  • De Carlo, Yvonne
  • Paget, Debra
  • Derek, John
  • Hardwicke, Cedric
  • Wilson, Dorothy Clarke
  • Ingraham, J. H.
  • Southon, Arthur E.
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Moses
  • Wilson, Dorothy Clarke
  • Ingraham, J. H.
  • Southon, A. E.
  • National Film Preservation Foundation Collection (Library of Congress)
  • Bible stories
  • Academy Awards (Motion pictures)
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Technique
live action
Label
The ten commandments, directed by Cecil B. DeMille ; produced by Motion Picture Associates, Inc. ; a Paramount Picture, (videorecording)
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/par143514d.gif
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title appears on item as: Cecil B. DeMille's the ten commandments
  • Based upon the Holy Scriptures, Prince of Egypt by Dorothy Clarke Wilson, Pillar of Fire by Rev. J.H. Ingraham, and On Eagle's Wings by Rev. A.E. Southon
  • Special features: commentary by Katherine Orrison ; Newsreel: The ten commandments premiere in New York ; theatrical trailers: 1956 "Making of" trailer/1966 trailer/1989 trailer
  • Academy Award for Best special effects
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
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
Control code
sky235484985
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 231 min.)
Isbn
9781415758052
Lccn
be2011005414
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097361435145
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
14351
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen enhanced for 16:9 TVs, fully restored
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The ten commandments, directed by Cecil B. DeMille ; produced by Motion Picture Associates, Inc. ; a Paramount Picture, (videorecording)
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/par143514d.gif
Publication
Note
  • Title appears on item as: Cecil B. DeMille's the ten commandments
  • Based upon the Holy Scriptures, Prince of Egypt by Dorothy Clarke Wilson, Pillar of Fire by Rev. J.H. Ingraham, and On Eagle's Wings by Rev. A.E. Southon
  • Special features: commentary by Katherine Orrison ; Newsreel: The ten commandments premiere in New York ; theatrical trailers: 1956 "Making of" trailer/1966 trailer/1989 trailer
  • Academy Award for Best special effects
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
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
Control code
sky235484985
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 231 min.)
Isbn
9781415758052
Lccn
be2011005414
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097361435145
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
14351
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen enhanced for 16:9 TVs, fully restored
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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