The ten commandments, volume 2
(DVD) 

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Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Pictures, 2006.
Format
DVD
Edition
Widescreen version ; fiftieth anniversary collection edition.
ISBN
1415718636
Physical Desc
3 videodiscs (DVD) (approximately 220 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. 
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Published
Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Pictures, 2006.
Edition
Widescreen version ; fiftieth anniversary collection edition.
Language
English
ISBN
1415718636

Notes

General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1956.
General Note
Special features: 1956 version: 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 ; 1923 silent, b&w version: Commentary by Katherine Orrison, author of "Written in stone: making Cecil B. DeMille's epic, 'The ten commandments'"; hand-tinted footage of the exodus and parting of the Red Sea sequence. (Adolph Zukor and Jesse L. Lasky present Cecil B. DeMille's production ; story by Jeanie Macpherson ; directed by Cecil B. DeMille ; 136 min., not rated, French subtitles, full screen (1.33:1) presentation).
Participants/Performers
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.
Description
The infant Moses is set adrift on the Nile after Egypt's Pharoah lays down an edict condemning all first-born Hebrew males. Saved by the Pharoah's daughter, he is adopted and brought up as Egyptian royalty. When his Hebrew heritage is revealed, Moses is cast out of Egypt and into the desert, where he has a fateful encounter with God.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: Rated G.
System Details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9 enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo. surround, Dolby Digital mono, NTSC.
Language
(1956 version) English and French language soundtracks; English subtitles; closed-captioned.
Language
(1923 version) Silent film with English intertitles.
Awards
Academy Awards, USA, 1957: Oscar - Best Effects, Special Effects (John P. Fulton).
Awards
Academy Awards, USA, 1957: Oscar - Best Effects, Special Effects (John P. Fulton).
Awards
Academy Awards, USA, 1957: Oscar - Best Effects, Special Effects (John P. Fulton).
Awards
Academy Awards, USA, 1957: Oscar - Best Effects, Special Effects (John P. Fulton).
Local note
This boxed set contains 3 videodiscs, available for checkout in 2 separate volumes. Volume 1 contains parts 1 & 2 of the 1956 version of the film; Volume 2 contains the 1923 silent version.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

DeMille, C. B. 1., Heston, C., Brynner, Y., Baxter, A., Robinson, E. G., & De Carlo, Y. (2006). The ten commandments, volume 2 (Widescreen version ; fiftieth anniversary collection edition.). Paramount Pictures.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Cecil B. 1881-1959. DeMille et al.. 2006. The Ten Commandments, Volume 2. Paramount Pictures.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Cecil B. 1881-1959. DeMille et al.. The Ten Commandments, Volume 2 Paramount Pictures, 2006.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

DeMille, Cecil B. 1881-1959., et al. The Ten Commandments, Volume 2 Widescreen version ; fiftieth anniversary collection edition., Paramount Pictures, 2006.

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