/ Marie Dupree
(9/22/52) Radio: Appeared on "The Lux Radio Theater" in a production of "I'll Never Forget You".
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[on having to wear brown contact lenses for her part in The Ten Commandments
(1956)] I've worn contacts three different times in movies, but they're awful to work in because the Kleig lights heat them up. I have to keep taking them off about every half hour, but they make my eyes the right color for Mr. DeMille. If it hadn't been for the lenses I wouldn't have gotten the part.
Never auditioned for The Ten Commandments
(1956). The part of Lilia was the last of the lead roles to cast. Cecil B. DeMille
instinctively asked her one day to report to Paramount to start work. He had followed her career and felt that "the hand of God" was on her.