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The Ten Commandments, 1956/Yul Brynner
The Ten Commandments, 1956/Yul Brynner

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The Ten Commandments, 1956/Yul Brynner
John L. Jensen
A pencil and acrylic costume sketch for Yul Brynner as Rameses II in the 1956 Paramount film The Ten Commandments, directed by Cecil B. DeMille, showing the lustrous golden body armour worn by Brynner when escorting Charlton Heston as Moses from his prison cell to the desert for banishment and exile, probably after a design by Arnold Friberg, titled in pencil Egyptian Body Armour and signed in pencil J. L. Jensen, annotated in red pencil Rameses for cell - Moses Nefertiri - and edge of deassert [sic], additionally annotated in pencil #'s 5 and 6, with production ink-stamp to reverse Cecil B. DeMille Productions Art Dept
20x15in. (51x38cm.)

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