Cecil B. DeMille, young dramatist

by Hortense Myers

Publisher: Bobbs-Merrill in Indianapolis

Written in English
Published: Pages: 200 Downloads: 907
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  • DeMille, Cecil B. 1881-1959 -- Juvenile fiction.

Edition Notes

Statementby Hortense Myers and Ruth Burnett. Illustrated by Nathan Goldstein.
GenreJuvenile fiction.
SeriesChildhood of famous Americans, Childhood of famous Americans series.
ContributionsBurnett, Ruth, joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.M9835 Ce
The Physical Object
Pagination200 p.
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5879645M
LC Control Number63010311
OCLC/WorldCa1368310

Cecil B. DeMille,” in The Register of the Cecil B. DeMille Archives, MSS , comp. and ed. James V. D’Arc (Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University, ), 1. Herein, Higashi notes that during DeMille’s lifetime, “he was unequaled for the type of filmmaking that . 7 hours ago  The daughter of Nayef's stock was also in demand at Book 1 of the Tattersalls Currently carrying to Darley's exciting young sire Blue Beer Can Man Upsets Cecil B. DeMille; 6 Brands. Beulah Marie Dix became a writer because it was one of the few respectable options available for women in the early twentieth century. The daughter of a factory foreman from an old New England family, Dix was educated at Radcliffe College, where she graduated with honors and became the first woman to win the prestigious Sohier literary prize. Paramount Home Video has released a new Blu-ray special edition of Cecil B. DeMille’s epic “The Ten Commandments”. The set includes both the director’s original silent film version as well as his blockbuster remake starring Charlton Heston as Moses.

Veteran actor Tom Hanks choked up as he accepted the Cecille B DeMille award at the Golden Globes and dismissed his tears as being part of a cold. 24 4 C.B. DeMille's State Department Form DSG68, 6 June , and U.S. Civil Service Form 57 24 5 Biography notes, miscellaneous 25 1 Advance uncorrected proofs, The Autobiography of Cecil B. DeMille 25 2 The Autobiography of Cecil B. DeMille (typescript from C. B. DeMille's safe folder #1) 26 1 (Autobiography extra, typed pages) 26 2 (Folder. This C.B. DeMille full length western produced in early was a major hit for him with Mary Pickford as the star. It took me three tries to actually get into the picture, but once I settled into it, the story got to be quite good in a strange sort of way.   BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The following is the full text of Oprah Winfrey's speech as she accepted the Cecil B. DeMille Award at Sunday's Golden Globe Awards: Hi. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you all. OK. OK. Thank you, Reese. In , I was a little girl sitting on the linoleum floor of my mother's house in Milwaukee watching Anne Bancroft present the Oscar for Best Actor at the 36th.

2 days ago  geezer cinema: samson and delilah (cecil b. demille, ) Saturday, Novem This is the twelfth film I have watched in " My Letterboxd Season Challenge ", "A 33 week long challenge where the goal each week is to watch a previously unseen . "The Lost City of Cecil B. DeMille" began as a filmmaking enterprise: "Let's dig up a film set and make a movie about it." It seemed like a good idea to a handful of young filmmakers in They never could have guessed their dream would take nearly 30 years to be realized. But in , with funding from an independent "angel," an archaeological excavation of the site finally took place. Charlton Heston (born John Charles Carter; October 4, – April 5, ) was an American actor and political activist. As a Hollywood star, he appeared in almost films over the course of 60 years. He played Moses in the epic film The Ten Commandments (), for which he received his first nomination for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama. In filming the first books of the Bible, NBC has undertaken a project on the Cecil B. DeMille scale: wrangling a cast of 25, across the Moroccan desert through degree days and 80mph sandstorms.

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Cecil B. DeMille: The Art of the Hollywood Epic uses unseen art in the De Mille Archives to illustrate DeMille’s career book features concept paintings by Dan Sayre Groesbeck and Boris Leven; costume sketches by Travis Banton and Mitchell Leisen; and photographic portraits by Edward S.

Curtis, George Hurrell, and Yousuf Karsh. BEST KNOWN AS THE DIRECTOR of such spectacular films as The Ten Commandments and King of Kings, Cecil B.

DeMille lived a life as epic as any of his cinematic masterpieces. As a child DeMille learned the Bible from his father, a theology student and playwright who introduced Cecil and his older brother, William, to the theater/5.

Interesting that Cecil B. DeMille's father studied theology and church history, led a bible study and conducting services as a lay reader.

However, because the church didn't want him he had to swap the pulpit for the stage. With the exception of 'The Greatest Show on Earth', all of his films after 'Four Frightened People' had a historical by: Cecil B.

DeMille, young dramatist by Hortense Myers (Book) Cecil B. DeMille: a guide to references and resources by Sumiko Cecil B. DeMille (Book). Cecil B. DeMille is Hollywood’s most enduring legend, remembered, and often reviled, for his grandiose biblical sagas, such as Samson and Delilah and his version of The Ten Commandments, with its cast of tens of thousands before computer graphics made the modern epic mundane.

Many judged DeMille a dinosaur both for his movies and his ultraconservative politics. Cecil Blount DeMille was born on Augin a boarding house on Main Street in Ashfield, Massachusetts, where his parents had been vacationing for the summer.

On September 1,the family returned with newborn DeMille to their flat in New York. DeMille was named after his grandmothers Cecelia Wolff and Margarete Blount. He was the second of three children of Henry. " ""Far and away the best film book published so far this year.""--National Board of Review Cecil B.

DeMille was the most successful filmmaker in early Hollywood history. Cecil B. DeMille's Hollywood is a detailed and definitive chronicle of the screen work that changed the course of film history and a fascinating look at how movies were actually made in Hollywood's Golden Age.

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DeMille and his family moved to Long Island when he was a child; here he attended the Elmont Memorial high school, where. Cecil B. DeMille is the king of the Biblical epics. Few ever associate him with the more seemly aspects of cinema. In thewith Gloria Swanson as his muse, DeMille.

When scandals rocked Paramount, DeMille answered critics with a mammoth morality tale, The Ten Commandments. Cecil B. DeMille biography. If interested in comparing the silent film with both the book of Exodus and the version of the movie. Here it is.

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DeMille, young dramatist by Hortense Myers (Book) 2 editions published in in English and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide. His parents Henry C. DeMille and Beatrice DeMille were playwrights. His father died when he and his mother supported the family by opening a school for girls and a theatrical company.

Too young to enlist in the Spanish-American War, Cecil followed his brother William C. de Mille to the New York Academy of Dramatic Arts, making his stage debut in Cecil B.

DeMille, in full Cecil Blount DeMille, (born AugAshfield, Massachusetts, U.S.—died JanuHollywood, Los Angeles, California), American motion-picture producer-director whose use of spectacle attracted vast audiences and made him a dominant figure in Hollywood for almost five decades.

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Directed by Cecil B. DeMille. With Loretta Young, Henry Wilcoxon, Ian Keith, C. Aubrey Smith. King Richard and the Third Crusade () are given the DeMille. BEST KNOWN AS THE DIRECTOR of such spectacular films as The Ten Commandments and King of Kings, Cecil B. DeMille lived a life as epic as any of his cinematic masterpieces.

As a child DeMille learned the Bible from his father, a theology student and playwright who introduced Cecil and his older brother, William, to the theater. Tutored by impresario David Belasco, DeMille discovered how 5/5(1). Cecil B. DeMille was a skilled self-promoter and poseur: he readily posed for the camera in the studio, at social events, and on location; he even had photographs taken of himself standing next to each new automobile.

here on the Cecil B. DeMille [] Page at Magic Lantern Video & Book Store. SMELLING POTENTIAL TROUBLE, Cecil B. DeMille took no chances when the cameras rolled for his epic ''The King of Kings.'' To keep scandal at bay, all the players, from the stately H.

NEW YORK -- The 75th anniversary of Cecil B. DeMille's first Hollywood film has touched off a round of observances around the country, and inspired the first book about the DeMille.

10 quotes from Cecil B. DeMille: 'Creativity is a drug I cannot live without.', 'Now, public libraries are most admirable institutions, but they have one irritating custom. They want their books back.', and 'It is impossible for us to break the law. We can only break ourselves against the law.'.

“Keeping the same house for four decades must be something of a record in Los Angeles,” Cecil B. De Mille wrote of his Mediterranean-style house in. Gladys Rosson was Cecil B. DeMille’s secretary for thirty-nine years, starting the summer she graduated high school in until her death in (DeMille and Hayne95).

She was also his mistress, part of his “harem,” or, as DeMille’s niece Agnes, calls it, his “seraglio”—the members of which vary according to sources. CHILDHOOD OF FAMOUS AMERICAN CECIL B DEMILLE YOUNG DRAMATIST EX LIB.

Shipped with USPS Media Mail. good condition. spine intact. library details on inside. moderate wear on cover and cornersEnd date:   Since seeing The Ten Commandments as a young girl, Katherine Orrison has been a fan of the film and director Cecil B.

DeMille, even writing a book. Early in the twentieth century, what should have been a most unlikely friendship curiously evolved into a lifelong amiable relationship between world-renowned filmmaker Cecil B. DeMille and David O. McKay, President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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It is an honor—it is an honor and it is a privilege to share the evening with all of them and also with the.