CHARLTON HESTON PORTRAYS MOSES IN THE DRAMATIC BIBLICAL EPIC,
�THE TEN COMMANDMENTS,� AIRING SATURDAY, APRIL 7 ON ABC
Cecil B. DeMille�s massive film spectacle, �The Ten Commandments,� one of the most popular box-office movies of all time, will air as an �ABC Special Presentation,� SATURDAY, APRIL 7 (7:00-11:44 p.m., ET), on The ABC Television Network. (Rebroadcast. OAD: 3/26/89)
Starring Charlton Heston as Moses, this dramatic Biblical epic is presented with an all-star cast, including Yul Brynner as Pharaoh, Anne Baxter as Queen Nefretiri, Edward G. Robinson as the overseer of the slaves and Yvonne DeCarlo as Moses� wife.
The film traces the story of Moses, from the time his mother set him afloat on the Nile, through his years as a young commander in Pharaoh�s army to his betrayal and exile and, finally, his deliverance of the Israelites and the receiving of God�s Commandments.
�The Ten Commandments� won the 1956 Academy Award for Best Special Effects and received nominations for Best Picture, Best Art Direction/Set Decoration, Best Cinematography, Best Costume Design, Best Film Editing and Best Sound.
This film carries a TV-G parental guideline.