The Egyptian
The Egyptian (1954)

Based on the novel by Mika Waltari and helmed by Casablanca director Michael Curtiz, The Egyptian, a lavish period soaper, is set several centuries before the birth of Jesus Christ. Young Egyptian healer Sinuhe Edmund Purdom (ere… More

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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