The ten commandments

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Hollywood, California : Paramount, [2011].
Widescreen version.
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2 videodiscs (231 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. 
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Hollywood, California : Paramount, [2011].
Widescreen version.


General Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1956.
General Note
"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.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Loyal Griggs; art direction, Hal Pereira, Walter Tyler, Albert Nozaki ; choreography, Leroy Prinz, Ruth Godfrey ; edited by Anne Bauchens ; music by Elmer Bernstein.
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.
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.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: G.
System Details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen enhanced for 16:9 TVs, fully restored; Dolby digital 5.1 surround, Dolby digital 2.0 surround, Dolby digital mono.
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.
Academy Awards, 1957: Winner, Best Effects, Special Effects (John P. Fulton)
Named to the National Film Registry in 1999 by the Library of Congress.


APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

DeMille, C. B. 1., MacKenzie, A., Lasky, J. L., Jr., Gariss, J., Frank, F. M. 1., Heston, C., Brynner, Y., Baxter, A., Robinson, E. G., De Carlo, Y., Paget, D., Derek, J., Hardwicke, C., Foch, N., Scott, M., Anderson, J., Price, V., Carradine, J., Griggs, L., Bernstein, E., Bauchens, A., Prinz, L. R., Godfrey, R., Wilson, D. C., Ingraham, J. H. 1., & Southon, A. E. 1. (2011). The ten commandments (Widescreen version.). Paramount.

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

Cecil B. 1881-1959, DeMille et al.. 2011. The Ten Commandments. Paramount.

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

Cecil B. 1881-1959, DeMille et al.. The Ten Commandments Paramount, 2011.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

DeMille, Cecil B. 1881-1959,, et al. The Ten Commandments Widescreen version., Paramount, 2011.

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