Wednesday, October 5, 2016

10 Things You Didn't Know About 'The Ten Commandements' Movie

Charlton Hestonn in The Ten Commandments. (Motion Picture Associates, Inc)
MOVIESOne of the most famous faith-based film, The Ten Commandments, was released today in 1956 as a preview in Salt Lake City. Considered by many to be Cecil B. DeMille’s best work, it was also the director’s last. DeMille was 75 years old when making the movie and was the oldest working Hollywood director. He actually suffered a heart attack during the production and returned to work two days later.

The Ten Commandments provided Charlton Heston’s most remembered role as Moses leading the Jewish people from the land of Egypt to the Promised Land. The film also stars Yul Brynner as Rameses, Anne Baxter as Queen Nefretiri, Edward G. Robinson as Dathan, Yvonne de Carlo as Sephora, Vincent Price as Baka, Debra Paget as Lilia, John Derek as Joshua, Sir Cedric Hardwicke as Sethi, Nina Foch as Bithiah, Martha Scott as Yochabel, and Judith Anderson as Memnet, among others.

Now, here are ten facts about the epic film that you may not know...

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