Amazing, never-seen images from the making of The Ten Commandments

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Some previously unseen images from the legendary movie The Ten Commandments are up for auction, and we've got a preview. Holy hell, this movie was massive. Take a look at the oil paintings that were used as concept art for Charlton Heston's makeup. Amazing.

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RR Auction is hosting a fantastic collection of never published, 35 mm slides straight from Cecil B. DeMille's last movie: the 1956 epic starring Charlton Heston and Yul Brynner. First up, the fact that they made oil paintings for concept art is just beyond impressive. But also, take a gander at these sets:

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Simply magnificent. All of this (and the original paintings) are up for auction at RR.

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garrisondeanog
GarrisonDean

I'm confused by all the big buildings they put in the studios. Isn't that where the green fabric is supposed to go?