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The Ten Commandments
Directed by:
Cecil B. DeMille

Directed by Cecil B. DeMille, and written by Æneas MacKenzie, "The Ten Commandments" (also known as "Dieci comandamenti, I", "Zehn Gebote, Die") is a Drama film, released on October 05 of 1956 in the USA , starring Charlton Heston, Yul Brynner, Anne Baxter, Edward G. Robinson, Yvonne De Carlo and Debra Paget.

It would take more than a man to lead the slaves from bondage. It would take a God.

Who is the director of "The Ten Commandments":

The Ten Commandments was directed by Cecil B. DeMille, an American producer, director, writer, and actor.

Before directing The Ten Commandments, Cecil B. DeMille had directed The Greatest Show on Earth, released in 1952, The Greatest Show on Earth (1952), Samson and Delilah (1949), Unconquered (1947), The Story of Dr. Wassell (1944), and Reap the Wild Wind (1942).

When was "The Ten Commandments" released:

The Ten Commandments was initally released in the United States on Friday, October 05, 1956. Another film released on Friday, October 05, 1956 is Daniel Boone, Trail Blazer (dir. Albert C. Gannaway and Ismael Rodrguez). This was sixty-one (61) years ago.

It has been released on Monday, December 03, 1956 in the United Kingdom; Friday, January 17, 1958 in France; Monday, February 17, 1958 in Germany; Saturday, June 29, 1957 in Italy and on Wednesday, March 05, 1958 in Japan.

What is the cast of "The Ten Commandments":

At the casting of The Ten Commandments we find Charlton Heston, previously seen in The Private War of Major Benson (1955) and The Far Horizons (1955); Yul Brynner (The King and I (1956)); Anne Baxter (The Spoilers (1955), Bedevilled (1955)) [ more... ]

  • Nina Foch, Douglass Dumbrille and Henry Wilcoxon also appeared in Scaramouche, released in 1952.
  • Yvonne De Carlo, John Carradine and Henry Wilcoxon can be seen in Won Ton Ton, the Dog Who Saved Hollywood, released in 1976.
  • Douglass Dumbrille and Charlton Heston, Yul Brynner also appeared in The Buccaneer, released in 1958.
  • Lawrence Dobkin and Edward G. Robinson, Nina Foch also appeared together in Illegal, released in 1955.

What is the Storyline of "The Ten Commandments":

Despite its epic scale, the Moses story only takes up about the first third of the film. After that, the story changes to a modern setting involving living by the lessons of the commandments. Two brothers make opposite decisions, one, John, to follow his mother's teaching of the Ten Commandments and become a poor carpenter, and the other, Danny, to break every one of them and rise to the top. The film shows his unchecked immorality to be momentarily gainful, but ultimately disastrous.

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Charlton Heston as "Moses"

Charlton Heston as Moses in The Ten Commandments (1956)

Charlton Heston as Moses in The Ten Commandments (1956)

Charlton Heston as Moses in The Ten Commandments (1956)

Charlton Heston as Moses in The Ten Commandments (1956)

Charlton Heston as Moses in The Ten Commandments (1956)

Charlton Heston as Moses in The Ten Commandments (1956)

Charlton Heston as Moses in The Ten Commandments (1956)

Charlton Heston as Moses in The Ten Commandments (1956)

Charlton Heston as Moses in The Ten Commandments (1956)

Charlton Heston as Moses in The Ten Commandments (1956)

Charlton Heston as Moses in The Ten Commandments (1956)

Charlton Heston as Moses in The Ten Commandments (1956)

Charlton Heston as Moses in The Ten Commandments (1956)

Charlton Heston as Moses in The Ten Commandments (1956)

Charlton Heston as Moses in The Ten Commandments (1956)

Charlton Heston as Moses in The Ten Commandments (1956)

Charlton Heston as Moses in The Ten Commandments (1956)

Charlton Heston as Moses in The Ten Commandments (1956)

Charlton Heston as Moses in The Ten Commandments (1956)

Charlton Heston ("Moses") and Yul Brynner ("Rameses")

Charlton Heston (Moses) and Yul Brynner (Rameses) in The Ten Commandments (1956)

Charlton Heston (Moses) and Yul Brynner (Rameses) in The Ten Commandments (1956)

Charlton Heston (Moses) and Yul Brynner (Rameses) in The Ten Commandments (1956)

Edward G. Robinson as "Dathan"

Edward G. Robinson as Dathan in The Ten Commandments (1956)

Edward G. Robinson as Dathan in The Ten Commandments (1956)

Edward G. Robinson as Dathan in The Ten Commandments (1956)

Edward G. Robinson as Dathan in The Ten Commandments (1956)

Edward G. Robinson as Dathan in The Ten Commandments (1956)

Yul Brynner as "Rameses"

Yul Brynner as Rameses in The Ten Commandments (1956)

Yul Brynner as Rameses in The Ten Commandments (1956)
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Yul Brynner as Rameses in The Ten Commandments (1956)

Yul Brynner as Rameses in The Ten Commandments (1956)

Yul Brynner as Rameses in The Ten Commandments (1956)

Yul Brynner as Rameses in The Ten Commandments (1956)

Yul Brynner as Rameses in The Ten Commandments (1956)

Yul Brynner ("Rameses") and Anne Baxter ("Nefretiri")

Yul Brynner (Rameses) and Anne Baxter (Nefretiri) in The Ten Commandments (1956)

Yul Brynner (Rameses) and Anne Baxter (Nefretiri) in The Ten Commandments (1956)

Yul Brynner (Rameses) and Anne Baxter (Nefretiri) in The Ten Commandments (1956)

Yul Brynner (Rameses) and Anne Baxter (Nefretiri) in The Ten Commandments (1956)

Charlton Heston ("Moses"), Yul Brynner ("Rameses"), and Anne Baxter ("Nefretiri")

Charlton Heston (Moses), Yul Brynner (Rameses), and Anne Baxter (Nefretiri) in The Ten Commandments (1956)

Anne Baxter ("Nefretiri") and Yul Brynner ("Rameses")

Anne Baxter (Nefretiri) and Yul Brynner (Rameses) in The Ten Commandments (1956)

Anne Baxter as "Nefretiri"

Anne Baxter as Nefretiri in The Ten Commandments (1956)

Anne Baxter as Nefretiri in The Ten Commandments (1956)

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