CHARLTON HESTON PRESENTS THE BIBLE PART II: THE STORY OF MOSES

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Release Date: December 01, 1997

Starring: Charlton Heston

Genre: Documentary (with on-camera
narration)

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Rating: Not Rated (no questionable
content)

Runtime: 55 minutes

Distributor: Star Song Communications

Director: Tony Westman PHOTOGRAPHER:
Tony Westman MUSIC ARRANGED
AND COMPOSED BY: Leonard
Roseman

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Producer: EXECUTIVEPRODUCER: Fraser C.
Heston & Philip D. Fehrle

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(B, C) Biblical and Christian worldview supported by historical fact and scriptural evidence; positive references to Jesus Christ, Moses and God Almighty; and, accurate historical portrayal of biblical events.

Summary:

"I'm an actor. I tell stories. I chose these because they're the best stories on Earth." So says Charlton Heston in the beginning segment of PART II: THE STORY OF MOSES, the second installment in the four-part series CHARLTON HESTON PRESENTS THE BIBLE. This film is a wonderfully crafted and superbly documented narration of the history of the world and the biblical events that helped shape that history.

Review:

"I'm an actor. I tell stories. I chose these because they're the best stories on Earth." So says Charlton Heston in the beginning segment of PART II: THE STORY OF MOSES, the second installment in the four-part series CHARLTON HESTON PRESENTS THE BIBLE. This film is a wonderfully crafted and superbly documented narration of the history of the world and the biblical events that helped shape that history. Charlton Heston takes the viewer on an odyssey of gigantic proportion when he tackles the storytelling duties in the life of the Old Testament character Moses. From the birth of the baby Moses to the freeing of the Hebrew people to the mountain top where Moses left this earth, Heston fills in all the blanks with emotion and fervor reminiscent of his original role as Moses himself.

Even though the story of Moses is well known, Heston brings new life to his surroundings and the scriptures with impassioned portrayals and factual documentation. What a thrill to hear his booming baritone declare, "If you seek the Lord, you will find Him." The filming is all on location, which adds authenticity as well as ambiance, and the photography is beautiful. To quote Heston on this work, "I've never done anything that excited me more, and I hope you, too, will share this experience with me."

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