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The ten commandments

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Title The ten commandments [videorecording].
Pagination etc. 2 DVD-videos (222 mins) : sound, colour ; 12 cm.
Contents note Originally released as a motion picture in 1956.
Based on Prince of Egypt by Dorothy Clarke Wilson ; Pillar of Fire by J.H. Ingraham ; On Eagle's Wings by A.E. Southon ; Book of Exodus in the Bible.
Creation Note Directed and produced by Cecil B. De Mille.
Performer note Charlton Heston, Yul Brynner, Anne Baxter, Edward G. Robinson, Yvonne De Carlo, Debra Paget, John Derek.
Summary Note To escape the edict that condemned all first-born Hebrew males by Egypt's Pharaoh, Rameses I, 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. He also gains 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's fiercest enemy proves to be not Rameses, but someone near to him.
Target audience note Censorship classification : PG.
Language note English, French, German, Italian, Castilian Spanish. Subtitles in English, French, German, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Finnish, Dutch, Icelandic, European Portuguese, Hebrew, Greek, Croatian, Turkish, Italian, Castilian Spanish, Polish, Hungarian, Czech. English Captions [descriptive subtitles for the hearing impaired].
Subject - Name Moses, (Biblical leader) Drama
Subject -- Drama
Exodus, The -- Drama
Israelites crossing the Red Sea (Biblical event) -- Drama
Egypt -- History -- To 332 B.C -- Drama
Bible films.
Religious films.
Epic films.
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Shelf Location DVD F TENC
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