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For sheer pageantry and spectacle, few motion pictures can claim to equal the splendor of Cecil B. DeMille's 1956 remake of his epic The Ten Commandments. Filmed in Egypt and the Sinai with one of the biggest sets ever constructed for a motion picture, this version tells the story of the life of Moses (Charlton Heston), once favored in the Pharaoh's (Yul Brynner) household, who turned his back on a privileged life to lead his people to freedom. With a rare on-screen introduction by Cecil B. DeMille himself, this unforgettable movie experience is enhanced by a Dolby surround stereo soundtrack.

Special Features

* Includes 1956 Oscar-winning version and Cecil B. DeMille's original 1923 silent version
* Hand-tinted footage of the Exodus and Parting of the Red Sea Sequence from the 1923 version
* Commentary by Katherine Orrison, author of "Written in Stone: Making Cecil B. DeMille's Epic, The Ten Commandments," on both the 1956 and 1923 versions
* 6-part, 37-minute "making of" documentary, featuring interviews with Charlton Heston and composer Elmer Bernstein, among others
* Newsreel footage of the New York premiere
* 3 theatrical trailers: 1956 "Making of" trailer, 1966 re-release trailer, 1989 re-release trailer

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Special Features An All-New 75-Minute "Making Of" Documentary 1923 B&W Silent Film For The First Time on Blu-Ray Commemorative Photo Book & Replica 1956 Souvenir Program Collective Costume Sketches & Archival Reproductions

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PA041224 Ten Commandments Blu Ray DVD (1956/Charlton Heston/Yul Brynner/Vincent Price/Anne Baxter/50th Anniversary Edition) $24.99