Saint Louis University

Two Celluloid Bible Classics
held in conjunction with The Celluloid Bible: Marketing Films Inspired by Scripture

MOCRA presents on the big screen two of the most successful film epics ever made.

The Ten Commandements (USA, 1956)Sunday, October 7: The Ten Commandments (1956)

Cecile B. DeMille and a cast of thousands led by Charlton Heston recount the Exodus story.
Ben-Hur (USA, 1959)Sunday, November 4: Ben-Hur (1959)

Heston stars in an enduring saga of friendship, betrayal, and redemption.

  • films begin at 12:45 p.m.; pre-show commentary at 12:30 p.m.
  • Both films will be shown at the Tivoli Theatre (6350 Delmar in the U City Loop).
  • Tickets are $5 general admission and may be purchased in person at the Tivoli box office in advance or on the day of the show.
MOCRA thanks the Regional Arts Commission for its general financial support of this programming.

More information

  • The Ten Commandments on the Internet Movie Database
  • Ben-Hur on the Internet Movie Database
  • Tivoli Theatre website
  • Click here for more information about The Celluloid Bible exhibition