Musée d'Orsay: The Sign of the Cross

The Sign of the Cross

Cecil B. DeMille
1932. USA. Original version
124 mins

The most famous adaptation of Wilson Barrett's play and the first American talkie in the "sword and sandals" genre. Crowd scenes teeming with life. Claudette Colbert's first seductive role, which sees her emerging from the foam of a bath of asses" milk.

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