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The Ten Commandments

The Ten Commandments(1923)

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  • Remade as Ten Commandments, The (1956), again by Cecil B. DeMille.
  • To create the water effect for the Red Sea parting two gelatin molds were jiggled on camera.
  • The Egyptian set seen in the prologue was, in reality, an enormous construction, and was actually considerably larger than the Babelon sets in D.W. Griffith's _Intolerance(1916)_ , to which they are often compared.
  • Most of the chariot crashes in the prologue were real and unplanned.

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