Based upon stories from the Bible, "The Ten Commandments" makes a pilgrimage over the very ground that Moses trod more than 3,000 years ago. This is the story of Moses (Heston), adopted as a child into the Pharaoh
The anamorphically enhanced 1.78:1 DVD appears to be the same great-looking transfer as the previously released DVD (reviewed in Issue 33). The remastering effort produced a deeply saturated color palette with impressive hues, rich blues and reds, and true blacks. Fleshtone rendering is often very natural, though a bit brownish at times. Images are often sharp and nicely detailed, while sometimes appearing a bit soft. There are still some artifacts noticed in the source element, from scratches and dirt to minor blotches and fluctuations in brightness. Edge enhancement is rarely noticed, and pixelization and smeared details are also quite minor. The Ten Commandments still looks great for a picture nearing it
The remastered Dolby
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