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The Resource The ten commandments, Paramount presents, a Cecil B. De Mille Production ; produced by Motion Picture Associates, Incorporated ; a Paramount Picture ; written for the screen by Æneas Mackenzie, Jesse L. Lasky, Jr., Jack Gariss, Fredric M. Frank ; produced and directed by Cecil B. DeMille

The ten commandments, Paramount presents, a Cecil B. De Mille Production ; produced by Motion Picture Associates, Incorporated ; a Paramount Picture ; written for the screen by Æneas Mackenzie, Jesse L. Lasky, Jr., Jack Gariss, Fredric M. Frank ; produced and directed by Cecil B. DeMille

Label
The ten commandments
Title
The ten commandments
Statement of responsibility
Paramount presents, a Cecil B. De Mille Production ; produced by Motion Picture Associates, Incorporated ; a Paramount Picture ; written for the screen by Æneas Mackenzie, Jesse L. Lasky, Jr., Jack Gariss, Fredric M. Frank ; produced and directed by Cecil B. DeMille
Title variation
  • Cecil B. DeMille's the Ten commandments
  • Dix Commandements
Creator
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 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
Awards note
  • Winner, Best Effects, Special Effects (John P. Fulton), 1957 Academy Awards (U.S.A.) ; Nominee, Best Art Direction, Best Cinematography, Color, Best Costume Design, Best Film Editing, Best Picture, Best Sound Recording, 1957 Academy Awards.
  • Named to the National Film Registry in 1999 by the Library of Congress.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Ten commandments (1956)
Credits note
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 Bernsteinches
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
  • Ontario Film Authority rating: PG
  • Rating: G
Language note
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
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.T39 2011
PerformerNote
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
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1881-1959
  • 1910-1988
  • 1911-1977
  • 1893-1973
  • 1933-
  • 1926-1998
  • 1893-1964
  • 1914-2003
  • 1897-1992
  • 1911-1993
  • 1895-1983
  • 1922-2007
  • 1809-1860
  • 1887-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • DeMille, Cecil B.
  • MacKenzie, Aeneas
  • Lasky, Jesse L.
  • Gariss, Jack
  • Frank, Fredric M.
  • Bernstein, Elmer
  • Heston, Charlton
  • Brynner, Yul
  • Baxter, Anne
  • Robinson, Edward G.
  • De Carlo, Yvonne
  • Paget, Debra
  • Derek, John
  • Hardwicke, Cedric
  • Foch, Nina
  • Scott, Martha
  • Anderson, Judith
  • Price, Vincent
  • Carradine, John
  • Griggs, Loyal
  • Bauchens, Anne
  • Prinz, Le Roy
  • Godfrey, Ruth
  • Wilson, Dorothy Clarke
  • Ingraham, J. H.
  • Southon, Arthur E.
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
  • Motion Picture Associates, Inc
Runtime
231
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Moses
  • Fiction films
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The ten commandments, Paramount presents, a Cecil B. De Mille Production ; produced by Motion Picture Associates, Incorporated ; a Paramount Picture ; written for the screen by Æneas Mackenzie, Jesse L. Lasky, Jr., Jack Gariss, Fredric M. Frank ; produced and directed by Cecil B. DeMille
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • At head of title: Cecil B. DeMille's
  • "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
  • Originally produced in 1956
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1: Feature film [part 1] (136 minches) -- Special features: optional audio feature commentary by Katherine Orrison ; Disc 2: Feature film [part 2] (96 minutes) -- 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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
2 videodiscs (231 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929306718
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)707351578
  • 363656
  • 10780691
  • (HPL)707351578
  • 363656
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen enhanced for 16:9 TVs, fully restored
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The ten commandments, Paramount presents, a Cecil B. De Mille Production ; produced by Motion Picture Associates, Incorporated ; a Paramount Picture ; written for the screen by Æneas Mackenzie, Jesse L. Lasky, Jr., Jack Gariss, Fredric M. Frank ; produced and directed by Cecil B. DeMille
Publication
Note
  • At head of title: Cecil B. DeMille's
  • "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
  • Originally produced in 1956
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1: Feature film [part 1] (136 minches) -- Special features: optional audio feature commentary by Katherine Orrison ; Disc 2: Feature film [part 2] (96 minutes) -- 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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
2 videodiscs (231 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929306718
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)707351578
  • 363656
  • 10780691
  • (HPL)707351578
  • 363656
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen enhanced for 16:9 TVs, fully restored
Video recording format
DVD

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