The Ten Commandments

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The Ten Commandments

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The Ten Commandments

Release Date: November 23, 1923

Year    :   1923
Slogan    :   «»
Genres    :   Drama, History
Production Companies    :   Paramount
Director    :   Cecil B. DeMille
Producers    :   Cecil B. DeMille
Writers    :   Jeanie Macpherson
RunTime    :   136 mins.
Budget    :   1800000

The first part tells the story of Moses leading the Jews from Egypt to the Promised Land, his receipt of the tablets and the worship of the golden calf. The second part shows the efficacy of the commandments in modern life through a story set in San Francisco. Two brothers, rivals for the love of Mary, also come into conflict when John discovers Dan used shoddy materials to construct a cathedral.

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