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Passover Movie Suggestion

Passover Movie Suggestion

As the Passover/Easter season approaches, Arts and Culture Director Deb Krivoy recommends watching (or re-watching) The Ten Commandments, streaming on Amazon Prime Video.

How well do you know the 1956 epic drama? Play Deb’s trivia quiz and find out!

 

THE TEN COMMANDMENTS (The Movie): TRIVIA QUIZ

(See answers at bottom.)

Name the actor(s) who were NOT in the star-studded 1956 epic:

  • John Derek
  • Debra Paget
  • Judith Anderson
  • John Garfield
  • Vincent Price
  • Susan Hayward
  • Yvonne DeCarlo
  • Anne Baxter

How long did it take to shoot the “parting of the Red Sea” scene?

  • 1 day
  • 6 months
  • 12 weeks
  • A year

The “parting of the Red Sea” scene was mostly shot in:

  • Egypt
  • Italy
  • Israel
  • The Paramount Studio backlot

Cecil B. DeMille performed what roles in the making of the film:

  • Director
  • Narrator
  • Actor
  • Producer
  • Screenwriter

The screenplay was NOT based on one of the sources listed below:

  • The Old Testament
  • The Koran
  • Josephus Flavius’ writings
  • The New Testament

The film was shot in several countries, including:

  • Jordan
  • Israel
  • Egypt
  • Syria

ANSWERS

  • John Garfield and Susan Hayward DID NOT star in this film.
  • 6 months
  • The Paramount backlot, using an artificial waterfall
  • Director, Producer and Narrator
  • The New Testament
  • Egypt