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American actor Theodore Roberts as Moses in Cecil B. DeMille's silent version of <em>The Ten Commandments —</em> one of many works from 1923 that entered the public domain on Jan. 1.
American actor Theodore Roberts as Moses in Cecil B. DeMille's silent version of The Ten Commandments — one of many works from 1923 that entered the public domain on Jan. 1.