The Ten Commandments 1923

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The Ten Commandments ★★½ 1923

The silent epic that established DeMille as a popular directorial force and which he remade 35 years later as an even bigger epic with sound. Follows Moses' adventures in Egypt, plus a modern story of brotherly love and corruption. Features a new musical score by Gaylord Carter. Remade in 1956. 146m/B VHS, DVD . Theodore Roberts, Richard Dix, Rod La Rocque, Edythe Chapman, Nita Naldi; D: Cecil B. DeMille; C: Archie Stout; M: Gaylord Carter.