Business: The Ten Commandments

The Famous Players-Lasky Corporation has evidently believed in the commercial value of the Ten Commandments. It spent almost $2,000,000 in making this great feature film-the largest sum ever spent in producing a cinema. Its excessive costliness was one of the reasons for the company's capital difficulties last Fall and Winter, and upon its returns will largely depend much of its success this year. The company believes that the picture will prove very profitable, but that the full returns from it will not be obtained for two or three years. Inventories of the company...

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