- Subtitles: English, French, Spanish
- Number of Discs: 5
- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 9 hours, 31 minutes
- Video: Black & White
- Released: May 23, 2006
- Originally Released: 1932
- Label: Universal Studios
Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
Digipak With Outer Box
Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33:1
- Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo - English
- Subtitles - English (SDH), French, Spanish
Disc 1: SIGN OF THE CROSS
Disc 2: FOUR FRIGHTENED PEOPLE
Disc 3: CLEOPATRA
Disc 4: THE CRUSADES
Disc 5: UNION PACIFIC
Performers, Cast and Crew:
New York Times - 05/23/2006
"[The collection] offers an excellent overview of this often underrated filmmaker's finest work from the 1930's..."
Premiere - 09/01/2006
3.5 stars out of 4 -- "This great box collects five pictures from the '30s, kicking off with the delirious decline-of-Rome jaw-dropper THE SIGN OF THE CROSS..."
Description by OLDIES.com:
Legendary filmmaker Cecil B. DeMille earned a place in cinematic history when he helped create Hollywood's first feature-length film, an event that established Hollywood as the motion picture capital of the world. A master of spectacular epics, his films garnered unparalleled acclaim for their scope and grandeur.
Now for the first time ever, five of his most popular films are available in one premium DVD collection. Experience the breathtaking dangers and delights of ancient Rome in The Sign Of The Cross; trek through a perilous jungle with Four Frightened People; thrill to the passion, suspense and intrigue of Cleopatra; journey back in time with the glorious story of The Crusades; and see how the West was really won in the explosive Union Pacific. With a glamorous roster of screen legends, including Claudette Colbert, Charles Laughton, Barbara Stanwyck, Anthony Quinn and many more, this 5-disc collection is a phenomenal reminder of the innovator who made moviemaking what it is today.
This collection of classic Hollywood features directed by Cecil B. Demille includes the following five films: SIGN OF THE CROSS, FOUR FRIGHTENED PEOPLE, CLEOPATRA, THE CRUSADES, and UNION PACIFIC. Each film proves that Cecil B. De Mille was the ultimate when it came to creating epic and grandiose versions of history using a signature blend of period realism and sumptuous art direction.