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Charlton Heston, RIP

April 6, 2008 |  4:52 am


Oct. 28, 1956
Los Angeles


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Look at this! We had our religion writer Dan Thrapp interview Charlton Heston about his role as Moses in "The Ten Commandments." Fortunately, Thrapp was not from the "over a salad and mineral water at the Polo Lounge"  or "speaking by phone from Paris, where he is at work on his next picture" schools of celebrity interviewers but got something of substance.

Quote of the Day: It is interesting to note that once Moses climbs Mt. Sinai and talks to God there is never contentment for him again. That is the way it is with us. Once we talk to God, once we get his commission to us for our lives we cannot be again content. We are happier. We are busier. But we are not content because then we have a mission -- a commission, rather." --Charlton Heston, on how his life was influenced by playing Moses in "The Ten Commandments."

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