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  1. On immigration, Obama oversteps and Republicans miss an opportunity: Tom RidgeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    Watching President Barack Obama's immigration speech - invoking executive powers fitting of a leader from a bygone era - I thought for a moment he was channeling Cecil B. DeMille. You remember that famous scene from The Ten Commandments ? The one where Yul Brynner's Egyptian pharaoh proclaims, "So let it be written.


  2. Bridging past to presentRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago |

    ... at Terminal Island federal prison in Southern California in the 1950s. “I wanted to show 'The Ten Commandments' to the prisoners and called 20th Century Fox for a copy of the print,” he said. Lawrence ended up talking with a woman at ...


  3. Christian Bale Takes You Behind the Scenes of 'Exodus: Gods and Kings'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | ETonline

    ... didn't grow up in Sunday School. "I learned about Moses from Charlton Heston," Bale said, referencing The Ten Commandments . "That was my notion of Moses, and I was stunned when I started looking into the Torah and reading it." While Exodus covers ...


  4. When bombings menaced a North Beach Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | SFGate

    ... first bombing, in 1924. It was so imposing that Cecil B. DeMille featured it in his 1923 silent film "The Ten Commandments." As related in "Saints Peter and Paul Church : The Chronicle of 'The Italian Cathedral ' of the West," the church served a ...


  5. Musical takes reindeer games to a new levelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... Evans said, referring to the famous film director known for making movies with big casts, including "The Ten Commandments." Evans selected the show earlier this year as a way to get the theater's audience in the spirit of the season. Evans said she ...


  6. TV Review: Hallmark's 'Northpole'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... a flowing white mane and beard that more than anything resembles Charlton Heston's Moses at the end of "The Ten Commandments." Only here, it's, "Thou shalt not squander any opportunity to begin cashing in on Christmas." At the center of it all is ...


  7. Issues of Faith: Does God change his mind?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Alabama Live

    This image showing actor Charlton Heston as Moses is from the popular 1956 film "The Ten Commandments, released by Paramount Pictures. MOBILE, Alabama - Some people look to the story of Moses as an example of God changing his mind.


  8. New adventures in cli-fi: Did climate change 'inspire' a new movie genre?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 10 |

    ... then so are less obvious films like "The Terminator" and "Amazing Grace and Chuck," yeah? What about "The Ten Commandments" and "The Matrix"? Put differently, the hashtag or the designation feels tacked-on, incidental. Certainly, the vast majority ...


  9. For 'Exodus,' Janty Yates dresses Moses and RamsesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 31 | Los Angeles Times

    ... actors and extras. Though Moses is most often pictured in a flowing robe, a la Charlton Heston in "The Ten Commandments," Bale spends a good deal of "Exodus" in battle garb, first as a general in the Egyptian army and later leading a rebellion ...


  10. Celebrating 90 years of movie magicRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | Dominion Post

    ... second-largest cinema was a picture palace. The opening night film was the 1923 Cecil B DeMille epic The Ten Commandments. But before that there was an evening of Pathe news reels, comic shorts, music hall-style entertainment and socialising. More ...


  11. Hollywood's Bible movie crazeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | World Magazine

    There was a time when the Bible played a starring role in the movie business. In 1956, Cecil B. DeMille's The Ten Commandments , starring Charlton Heston, became one of the most celebrated films of Hollywood's early history, earning an estimated $128 million.


  12. "Mr. Moses" is allegedly working under my authorityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | Channel3000

    1956: The epic film "The Ten Commandments," directed by Cecil B. DeMille and starring Charlton Heston as Moses, premieres in theaters. The film, which was DeMille's last, was a box office success and would go on to receive seven Academy Award ...


  13. Researchers Unearth Giant Sphinx From Ten Commandments Film in California DesertRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 25 | TechEBlog

    ... the largest set in movie history at the time, for film director Cecil B. DeMille's silent movie "The Ten Commandments." Continue reading for a video and more information. "In 2012, aided by filmmaker Peter Brosnan, who had spent years researching ...


  14. 'Ten Commandments' sphinx rises from Guadalupe dunesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Cal Coast News

    The body of a sphinx has risen from beneath the sand at the Guadalupe Dunes nearly 100 years after it served as part of the set in Cecil B. Demille's classic film, "The Ten Commandments." [ LA Times ] In preparation for the 1923 film, crew members built the sphinxes in Los Angeles and transported them piece by piece to Guadalupe, where they assembled them on set.


  15. Exodus: To Links and BlogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 |

    ... Gods and Kings. We were shown about 40 minutes of the Biblical epic which seems to be Cecil B DeMille's The Ten Commandments minus Anne Baxter's campiness ( pity ) remade through the lens of Ridley Scott's Gladiator. Moses is no longer a "splendid ...


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    Oct 21, 2014 | SFGate

    Archaeologists work to preserve fragments of the wood-and-plaster Egyptian city set constructed in the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes for Cecil B. DeMille's 1923 silent epic "The Ten Commandments." In this Oct. 10, 2014, photo, a giant chariot driver's foot and leg emerge from wind-blown sand at Guadalupe Dunes, the site of Cecil B. DeMille's 1923 silent epic "The Ten Commandments."


  17. Ruins: Lost City of DeMille is a 1923 Film Set Buried in the DunesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Curbed

    The Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes on California's central coast are a National Natural Landmark, one of the largest remaining dune systems in the state, and they're hiding the remains of the enormous and elaborate movie set built for Cecil B. DeMille's 1923 film, The Ten Commandments . The set included four 35-foot-tall statues of Ramses II, a 110-foot-tall gate, an 800-foot-wide temple, and 21 sphinxes , all of which, post-filming, were just left to be swallowed by the dunes .


  18. Sphinx unearthed from 1923 Cecil B. DeMille movie setRead the original story

    Oct 20, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    Archaeologists work to preserve the decaying remains of a sphinx built for Cecil B. DeMille's 1923 silent movie "The Ten Commandments," which were left in the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes after filming wrapped. Archaeologists work to preserve the decaying remains of a sphinx built for Cecil B. DeMille's 1923 silent movie "The Ten Commandments," which were left in the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes after filming wrapped.


  19. Archaeologists unearth Hollywood history, J.K. Rowling to build a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    Archaeologists unearth a sphinx in California, J.K. Rowling to build a real Hagrid's hut, and more: Popcorn Breakfast Sphinxes line the road to Pharaoh City in Cecil B. DeMille's silent 1923 epic 'The Ten Commandments.' In what sounds like the plot to a new "Indiana Jones" movie, archaeologists have reportedly discovered a 15-foot-tall sphinx buried in the sand dunes of Guadalupe, Calif.


  20. Archaeologists seek movie set in California sandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Korea Herald

    Archaeologists working in the sand dunes along the Central California coast are digging up ancient sphinxes - but these are made of plaster. More than 90 years ago, legendary filmmaker Cecile B. DeMille erected 21 giant sphinxes and a 240-meter-wide temple as a set for the silent, black-and-white classic movie "The Ten Commandments."