(10/12/42) Radio: Directed the "Lux Radio Theater" broadcast of "Morning Glory".
4 Biographical Movies |
13 Print Biographies |
102 Articles |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
Cecil B. De Mille | Cecil B. de Mille
5' 10" (1.78 m)
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The critics were less than kind to my selection for the other feminine lead, Anne Baxter
as Nefretiri. I think the critics went farther wrong there even than they usually do; I think Anne Baxter's performance was very good. Perhaps the critics were too busy thinking what clever things they could write about our misspelling of Nefretiri's name.
Even when DeMille directed a contemporary story, he would frequently insert a sequence showing the same stars in a previous historical era, playing earlier incarnations of their modern-day characters. According to Gloria Swanson
, who became a star in DeMille's films, he included these scenes because he genuinely believed in reincarnation.
Film epics, religious or otherwise.