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    The Ten Commandments (Paramount, 1923). One Sheet (27" X 41") Style A.
    This is the exceedingly rare style A one sheet from Cecil B. DeMille's first screen version of the epic biblical tale of Moses' struggle with Rameses for the liberation of the Hebrews. DeMille erected one of the largest film sets in history for this sweeping story of the Ten Commandments. The movie balanced both historical and modern parables with the clever idea of having visual motifs for each Commandment appear in the sets. DeMille would make this film again thirty-three years later, for his last directorial effort, with the Charlton Heston version. This vibrant stone litho poster shows only a few minor imperfections such as pinholes in the corners, edge wear with small tears, a vertical split at the fold with tape on the verso, fold wear with tears, and a hole in the "T." Folded, Fine+.


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