The birth of two nations
What is the secret charm of a 57-year-old biblical spectacle to millions of Americans around Passover and Easter, when Cecil B. De Mille’s 'The Ten Commandments' is a perennial television favorite?
Cecil B. De Mille’s "The Ten Commandments" was a huge success when it was first released in 1956. It made an astonishing $43 m. But it continues to be popular today - it is the only religious epic that is regularly broadcast on U.S. television during the Passover and Easter holidays each year. Why is this so?
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