“The Ten Commandments” Times Two

We have talked more than once about how interesting it would be to see a director get a second chance to make that first impression.  Well, that’s not quite what happened when Cecil B. DeMille got to make “The Ten Commandments” twice, once in 1923 and once in 1956, but his having done so does provide the opportunity to look at how one director can rework the same source material.

Both movies, naturally, have their good and their bad elements and both are worth watching, but what is it that we take away from each?  That, actually, may be rather different.

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