The Ten Commandments (1923)

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The first part tells the story of Moses leading the Jews from Egypt to the Promised Land, his receipt of the tablets and the worship of the golden calf. The second part shows the efficacy of the commandments in modern life through a story set in San Francisco. Two brothers, rivals for the love of Mary, also come into conflict when John discovers Dan used shoddy materials to construct a cathedral.


Cecil B. DeMille


Theodore Roberts - Moses - The Lawgiver
Charles De Rochefort - Rameses - the Magnificent: Prologue
Estelle Taylor - Miriam - the Sister of Moses: Prologue
Julia Faye - The Wife of Pharaoh
Pat Moore - The Son of Pharaoh - Prologue
James Neill - Aaron - Brother of Moses: Prologue
Lawson Butt - Dathan - The Discontented
Clarence Burton - The Taskmaster - Prologue
Noble Johnson - The Bronze Man - Prologue
Edythe Chapman - Mrs. Martha McTavish
Richard Dix - John McTavish
Rod La Rocque - Dan McTavish
Leatrice Joy - Mary Leigh
Nita Naldi - Sally Lung - a Eurasian
Robert Edeson - Redding - an Inspector
Charles Ogle - The Doctor
Agnes Ayres - The Outcast
Genevieve Belasco - (uncredited)
Wilson Benge - Extra (uncredited)
Virginia Bradford - Extra (uncredited)
Arthur Edmund Carewe - Israelite Slave (uncredited)
Gino Corrado - Extra (uncredited)
Dorothy Dale - Egyptian Girl (uncredited)
Cecilia de Mille - Extra (uncredited)
Attilio Degasparis - Child Extra (uncredited)
Louise Emmons - Elderly Israelite (uncredited)
Charles Farrell - Israelite Slave (uncredited)
Viscount Glerawly - Extra (uncredited)
Rex Ingram - Israelite Slave (uncredited)
Roscoe Karns - The Boy in the Rain (uncredited)
Jack Montgomery - Israelite Slave (uncredited)
Kathleen O'Shee - Israelite Slave (uncredited)
Jack Padjan - Israelite Slave (uncredited)
Eugene Pallette - Israelite Slave (uncredited)
John J. Richardson - Israelite Slave (uncredited)
Mabel Richardson - Israelite Woman (uncredited)
Robert St. Angelo - Extra (uncredited)
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