The Ten Commandments
Country of Origin: United States
Production year: 1956
Director: Cecil B. de Mille
Rating: Rating
UPC [Locale]: 097361-435046
Running time: 3:52 (232 Min.)
Casetype: HD Slim, Slip Cover
Format: Widescreen 1.85:1
DVD-Format: Single-Sided, Double-Layered
Released: March 29, 2011
Collection type: Owned (#6352)
Status: Available
Purchase date: March 29, 2011
Purchase price: Hidden
Review (movie): 0 / 10
Review (video): 0 / 10
Overview
Throughout film history, Hollywood has produced a number of sweeping epics and generation-defining movies. However, one film - Cecil B. DeMille's The Ten Commandments - has stood the test of time. Universally recognized among critics as a cinematic masterpiece, this unforgettable motion picture has also been recognized by The American Film Institute as one of the "Top Ten" epics of all time. From its Academy Award®-winning director* and revolutionary Oscar®-winning special effects** to its memorable music score and all-star cast, The Ten Commandments presents the story of Moses in all its stunning glory. Starring Charlton Heston, Yul Brynner, Anne Baxter and a "who's who" of legendary screen talent, the film was nominated for seven Academy Awards®, including Best Picture of 1956***.

Now available for the first time ever on Blu-ray and restored to a stunning new visual experience, The Ten Commandments can be relived in the best picture and sound possible.


*Winner: Best Director (Cecil B. DeMille), The Greatest Show On Earth, 1952. **Winner: Best Special Effects (John Fulton), 1956. ***Additional Oscar® nominations (1956): Picture; Cinematography - Color; Art Direction/Set Decoration; Costume Design - Color; Film Editing; and Sound Recording.
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Genres
Drama
Studios
Production Studios:
 • Paramount Pictures
Media Companies:
 • Paramount Home Entertainment
Audio format
English  DTS HD Master Audio 5.1
English  Dolby Digital Surround
French  Dolby Digital Mono
Spanish  Dolby Digital Mono
Portuguese  Dolby Digital Surround
Commentary  Dolby Digital 2-Channel Stereo
Subtitles
English
French
Portuguese
Spanish
Tags
Blu-ray
Jukebox
Discs
# Description A B DS DL A DL B
1Main Feature (Part 1)
2Main Feature (Part 2)
Features
 • Feature Trailers
 • Featurettes
 • Commentary
Crew
Direction
Cecil B. de Mille....Director
Writing
Dorothy Clarke Wilson....Original Material By
J. H. Ingraham....Original Material By
A. E. Southon....Original Material By
Æneas MacKenzie....Screenwriter
Jesse L. Lasky, Jr.....Screenwriter
Jack Gariss....Screenwriter
Fredric M. Frank....Screenwriter
Production
Cecil B. de Mille....Producer
Cinematography
Loyal Griggs....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Anne Bauchens....Film Editor
Music
Elmer Bernstein....Composer
Sound
Louis H. Mesenkop....Sound
Harry Lindgren....Sound
Gene Garvin....Sound
Art
Hal Pereira....Art Director
Walter Tyler....Art Director
Albert Nozaki....Art Director
Wally Westmore....Make-up Artist
Frank Westmore....Make-up Artist
Frank McCoy....Make-up Artist
John P. Fulton....Visual Effects
Edith Head....Costume Designer
Ralph Jester....Costume Designer
John Jensen....Costume Designer
Dorothy Jeakins....Costume Designer
Arnold Friberg....Costume Designer
Cast
Charlton Heston....Moses
Yul Brynner....Rameses
Anne Baxter....Nefretiri
Edward G Robinson....Dathan
Yvonne De Carlo....Sephora
Debra Paget....Lilia
John Derek....Joshua
Sir Cedric Hardwicke....Sethi
Nina Foch....Bithiah
Martha Scott....Yochabel
Judith Anderson....Memnet
Vincent Price....Baka
John Carradine....Aaron
Olive Deering....Miriam
Douglass Dumbrille....Jannes
Frank DeKova....Abiram
Henry Wilcoxon....Pentaur
Eduard Franz....Jethro
Donald Curtis....Mered
Lawrence Dobkin....Hur Ben Caleb
H. B. Warner....Amminadab
Julia Faye....Elisheba
Jethro's Daughters
Lisa Mitchell
Noelle Williams
Joanna Merlin
Pat Richard
Joyce Vanderveen
Diane Hall
Abbas El Boughdadly....Rameses' charioteer
Cavalry Corps Egyptian Ar....Pharaoh's Chariot Host
Fraser Heston....The Infant Moses
John Miljan....The Blind One
Francis J. McDonald....Simon
Ian Keith....Rameses I
Paul De Rolf....Eleazar
Woodrow Strode....King of Ethiopia
Tommy Duran....Gershom
Eugene Mazzola....Rameses' Son
Ramsay Hill....Korah
Joan Woodbury....Korah's Wife
Esther Brown....Princess Tharbis
Rushti Abaza
Dorothy Adams
Eric Alden
E. J. Andre
Babette Bain
Baynes Barron
Kay Bell
Mary Benoit
Henry Brandon
Robert Carson
Robert Clark
Rus Conklin
Touch Connors
Henry Corden
Edna May Cooper
Kem Dibbs
Maude Fealy
Mimi Gibson
Diane Gump
Nancy Hale
June Jocelyn
Richard Kean
Gail Kobe
Fred Kohler, Jr.
Kenneth MacDonald
Peter Mamakos
Irene Martin
George Melford
John Merton
Amena Mohamed
Paula Morgan
Dorothy Neumann
John Parrish
Rodd Redwing
Addison Richards
Keith Richards
Marcoreta Starr
Onslow Stevens
Clint Walker
Amanda Webb
Frank Wilcox
Jeane Wood
Cecil B. DeMille....Himself / Narrator (uncredited)