Noah's Ark
Noah's Ark (1928)

The epic biblical story of Noah is framed within the drama of a modern-day train wreck. The intertwined narrative device originated in D. W. Griffith's Intolerance (1916) and Cecil B.DeMille's The Ten Commandments (1920). Released… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: November 1, 1928
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Critic Score: 57% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Mordaunt Hall
New York Times

This Biblical spectacle goes on and on as if one hadn't sat through a modern story -- of great quantity, if nothing else.

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

A true "spectacular" in every sense of the word,

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A hokey World War I tragic romantic melodrama about man's inhumanity that runs parallel with the biblical story of Noah's Ark.

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Martyn Auty
Time Out

A spectacular and ambitious part-talkie epic which marries a Biblical theme (the Flood) with a romance set on the eve of the Great War.

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Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion

Aiming for De Mille blockbusting, it boasts some fake-Babylonian splendor, though none of C.B.'s lascivious-prurient absurdism.

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Variety Staff
Variety

The Warner staff show everything conceivable under the sun -- mobs, mobs and mobs; Niagaras of water; train wreck; war aplenty; crashes; deluges and everything.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Noah's Ark isn't just a fascinating curio from a very bygone era, it's surprisingly entertaining -- and it is most certainly a spectacle of note.

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