ORIGINAL TITLE The Ten Commandments
DURATION 219 min.
DIRECTOR Cecil B. DeMille
SCRIPT Aeneas MacKenzie, Jesse L. Lasky Jr., Jack Gariss, Fredric M. Frank
MUSIC Elmer Bernstein
PHOTOGRAPHY Loyal Griggs
CAST Charlton Heston, Yul Brynner, Anne Baxter, Edward G. Robinson, Yvonne De Carlo, Debra Paget, John Derek, Cedric Hardwicke, Nina Foch, Martha Scott, Judith Anderson, Vincent Price
PRODUCER: Paramount Pictures
AWARDS 1956: Oscar: Best Visual Effects. 7 nominations
1956: Nominated for Golden Globe: Best Drama Actor (Charlton Heston)
1956: National Board of Review: Best Actor (Charlton Heston)
GENRE Drama | Religion. Bible. ancient Egypt
SYNOPSIS Ancient Egypt. Spectacular blockbuster that tells the story of Moses (Charlton Heston), family favorite of Pharaoh, who decides to give up his privileged life to lead his people, the Hebrews, into freedom. Biblical Drama with a dazzling cast of Hollywood stars. Earned seven Oscar nominations, including best film and took the most obvious: the best special effects.