The Ten Commandments


what are the differences and similarities between the movie and the bible story?

>>By jenny   (Monday, 2 Dec 2002 21:34)

The differences are that there was no decree to kill all the man-child baby Hebrews.There was only a decree to put all the man-child baby Hebrews in the Nile River.Also most of Moses`s life in The Ten Commandments twisted the story or it`s historical fiction.The similarites are that it`s about Moses!!!!

>>By Maddy   (Sunday, 8 Dec 2002 23:25)

I have to do all the writing.Also,I LOVE The Ten Commandments.Charlton Heston played a really good Moses!!

>>By Maddy   (Sunday, 8 Dec 2002 23:29)

who was the voice of god in the movie

>>By kasey   (Wednesday, 1 Jan 2003 01:09)

any comments on the sound track?

>>By bonde   (Wednesday, 8 Jan 2003 11:26)

Gods voice was Heston...

>>By Pharris   (Monday, 21 Apr 2003 01:51)

I am watching it right now and it's pretty good!!

>>By Mindy   (Monday, 21 Apr 2003 02:59)

What part did Clint Walker play in the movie The Ten Commandments?

>>By Stacy   (Monday, 21 Apr 2003 03:16)

how long did it take to make the ten commandments

>>By peewee   (Monday, 21 Apr 2003 04:43)

God's voice was Cecille DeMilles.

>>By guitpik   (Monday, 21 Apr 2003 07:11)

Where was the majority of "The Ten Commandments" filmed?

>>By Just Me   (Sunday, 27 Apr 2003 21:45)

Does anyone know the specifc line in which Yul Brenner used, it went something like the following, but I was looking for the exact>
thanks for any help.

So let it be written, so let it be done.

>>By bmg   (Thursday, 18 Dec 2003 01:55)

I love this movie and am right now watching it. However tonight for the first time I wondered, Why did Moses not take the Pharohs son inside his home which had the lambs blood around the door and save him for Nefraterries (spelled wrong) sake. Does anyone have any input on that. thanks and if watching the movie, Enjoy!!

>>By blueberrybaby   (Monday, 5 Apr 2004 05:15)

Personally, I believe there is so much MYTHOLOGY in Theology that we must learn the "moral lessons" and enjoy the fiction. The best part of that movie was the sound track. I have the DOT recording and listen to it regularly--and it is as fresh today as it was the first time I heard it. The film becomes boring when frequently viewed.

>>By Meliorism   (Monday, 5 Apr 2004 10:34)

The Ten Commandments was on TV yesterday. I don't know how many times I've seen it. At one time I liked it, but watching it yesterday, I couldn't stop thinking how hokey it seemed. (I mean no disrespect to people who do like it.) The acting seemed so fifties Hollywood. It was so over the top. I found it hard to think of the actors as ancient Egyptians and Hebrews.

I think moviemakers today make more of an effort to make their films at least seem historically accurate. I recently saw Mel Gibson's The Passion of the Christ. It was flawed and now exactly accurate, but it did seem more authentic than the Ten Commandments.

I don't want to be too harsh. The fifties was a different time. Audience expectations were different and special effects techniques weren't as developed as they are now. Today American movies are often aimed as much for export as for the home audience. Many films make more money abroad than they do at home in the US. I imagine The Ten Commandments was made for a somewhat insular American audience. (Again, I mean no disrespect towards Americans. I think everyone everywhere was more insular in the fifties.)

>>By Mikey_Canuck   (Monday, 5 Apr 2004 18:21)

For the record, I'm not sure Moses actually existed. Last year there was an article in Harper's magazine that said there is little or no evidence that the territory that became Israel was ever invaded and conquered by the ancient Hebrews. I'm not an expert in this area so I can't say for sure, but apparently most archaeologists today doubt that the Book of Exodus reflects real history. I'm sure there are plenty of people who disagree. It's a subject I'd like to learn more about.

>>By Mikey_Canuck   (Monday, 5 Apr 2004 19:59)

John Houston is the voice of God in the Ten Commandments

>>By Fantomas   (Tuesday, 6 Apr 2004 02:12)

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