Thursday, April 09, 2020

DeMille's, "Ten Commandments" (both of them)

PASSOVER RELATED: How DeMille made his ‘Ten Commandments’ Jewish again. (PJ Grisar, The Forward). I had forgotten that DeMille had done an earlier Ten Commandments movie in the 1920s, although PaleoJudaica's archive tells me that I once knew. From the description here, the first film does sound cloyingly moralizing.

For past posts on both movies, alas with some rotted links, see here and links (cf. here).

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