Film Details



THE TEN COMMANDMENTS
Release Date: 1956
Duration (in mins): 219
Cast:
Charlton Heston (Moses)
Yul Brynner (Rameses [II])
Anne Baxter (Nefretiri)
Edward G. Robinson (Dathan)
Yvonne De Carlo (Sephora)
Director:
Cecil B. DeMille (Dir)
Arthur Rosson
Writer:
Aeneas MacKenzie
Jesse L. Lasky
Producer:
Cecil B. DeMille (Prod)
Henry Wilcoxon (Assoc prod)
Distribution
Company:
Paramount Pictures Corp.
Production
Company:
Paramount Pictures Corp.
Summary:
During the rule of Rameses I in Ancient Egypt, the pharaoh is informed that the Hebrew slaves believe that a recently seen star portends the arrival of a deliverer who will free them. Wanting to subvert the deliverer, yet unwilling to kill all the Hebrew slaves, Rameses I theorizes that the deliverer must be newly born and so orders the death of every male, Hebrew infant. Jewish slave Yochabel, along with her young daughter Miriam, prepares an ark of bulrushes and places her infant son in it. ...