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A peaceful Quaker family's sanctity is tested during the Civil War.
To escape the edict of Egypt's Pharoah, Rameses I, condemning all first-born Hebrew males, the infant Moses is set adrift on the Nile in a reed basket. Saved by the pharaoh's daughter Bithiah, he is adopted by her and brought up in the court of her brother, Pharaoh Seti. Moses gains Seti's favor and the love of the throne princess Nefertiri, as well as the hatred of Seti's son, Rameses. When his Hebrew heritage is revealed, Moses is cast out of Egypt, and makes his way across the desert where he marries, has a son and is commanded by God to return to Egypt to free the Hebrews from slavery. In Egypt Moses's fiercest enemy proves to be not Rameses, but someone near to him who can 'harden his heart'.
This first movie version of the Tennessee Williams play about a faded, aging Southern belle, her shy, crippled daughter and her "selfish dreamer" of a son more or less sticks to the original story, except for a compromise ending which strives to be more upbeat.
Loumas, president of the Rock Island Trail company, tries to expand his rails into the Midwest but finds resistance of the steamship and stage-coach lines. The malicious Kirby Murrow tries everything to slow down Loumas' progress and doesn't even stop before sabotage. Only Constanze, daughter of banker Strong, believes in his success strong enough to support him financially.
A gambler falls for the wife of the outlaw he's out to catch.
An ambitious singer ruins a doctor''s life.
Fanciful biography of songwriter Cole Porter, who rose from high society to find success on Tin Pan Alley.
A returning GI searches for the wife who left him and gave away their son.
A blinded Marine tries to adjust to civilian life.
A woman turns herself into a business tycoon to win her selfish daughter a place in society.
A reformed rustler tracks down a band of cattle thieves and tries to reform a crooked dance-hall girl.
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