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The Sign of the cross [videorecording] / Paramount Pictures ; directed by Cecil B. DeMille.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Schricker Main Library DRA SIG (Text) 30032001586194 DVD DRAMA Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (98 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, 2006.

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally released as a motion picture in 1932.
From the play by Wilson Barrett.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Photography, Karl Struss ; costumes, Mitchell Leisen.
Participant or Performer Note: Fredric March, Elissa Landi, Claudette Colbert, Charles Laughton,
Summary, etc.: Shows the struggle between Christian and pagan in ancient Rome. The half-mad Nero delights in burning the city and blaming the fire on the Christians so he can slaughter them. In the midst of this, Rome's prefect falls in love with a Christian maiden, while spurning the advances of Nero's powerful empress.
System Details Note: DVD, full frame.
Language Note: English dialogue with subtitles in English, Spanish and French available ; Closed-captioned.
Subject: Church history > Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600 > Drama.
Historical films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Rome > History > Nero, 54-68 > Drama.

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