The Ten Commandments Blu-ray
DigiBook / 1923 & 1956 feature films
Paramount Pictures | 1956 | 231 min | Not rated | Mar 10, 2020
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Original aspect ratio: 1.85:1
English: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
English: Dolby Digital 2.0
French: Dolby Digital Mono
Spanish: Dolby Digital Mono
English, French, Spanish
Three-disc set (3 BD)
The Ten Commandments (1956)
For sheer pageantry and spectacle, few motion pictures can claim to equal the splendor of renowned director Cecil B. DeMille's 1956 epic THE TEN COMMANDMENTS. Arriving in time for Easter gift-giving, the beloved masterpiece will be presented in a new Blu-ray Digibook on March 10, 2020 from Paramount Home Entertainment.
This spectacular release features three Blu-ray Discs and includes not only the fully restored 1956 version of the film, but also DeMille's original 1923 silent version, as well as a 16-page booklet featuring rare photos and historical facts about both productions. The set also includes an in-depth, 73-minute documentary entitled "The Ten Commandments: Making Miracles," commentary on the 1956 film by Katherine Orrison, author of "Written in Stone: Making Cecil B. DeMille's Epic, The Ten Commandments," newsreel footage of the film's New York premiere, theatrical trailers, hand-tinted footage of the Exodus and Parting of the Red Sea sequence from the 1923 version, a two-color Technicolor segment, and photo galleries.
Director: Cecil B. DeMille
Writers: Aeneas MacKenzie, Fredric M. Frank, Jesse Lasky, Jr., Jack Gariss, Dorothy Clarke Wilson, J.H. Ingraham
Starring: Charlton Heston, Yul Brynner, Anne Baxter, Edward G. Robinson, Yvonne De Carlo, Debra Paget
Narrator: Cecil B. DeMille
The Collector's Edition includes both the 1923 and 1956 films, plus a 16-page booklet with rare photos and background about the films.