The Egyptian
The Egyptian (1954)

Centuries before the birth of Christ, an Egyptian doctor and his athletic pal are condemned to death after they have the misfortune to witness something they shouldn't -- they stumble upon the Pharaoh while he suffers an epileptic fit.

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: August 24, 1954
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Emanuel Levy

Lavishly produced by Zanuck, this big-budget historical epic is preposterously plotted and acted, though Shamroy's color cinematography is good.

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Dennis Schwartz
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Overlong, risible and plodding historical blockbuster.

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jay nixon
Creaky biblical balderdash with Jean Simmons as always giving a good performance and Peter Ustinov a fun one, everybody else is stiff. Curtiz, usually able to… More