Wrote (w/Jesse Lasky
) "The Antique World", produced on Broadway.
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2 Magazine Cover Photos |
Cecil B. De Mille | Cecil B. de Mille
5' 10" (1.78 m)
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[on why he chose to include a scene of a Roman bacchanal in Manslaughter
(1922)] I wished to show that a nation that is addicted to speed and drunkenness is riding for a fall. The best way to achieve this result was to picturize the greatest nation that ever suffered from these vices and show what happened to it. From this, it is easy to drawn a modern parallel.
In another story, DeMille welcomed a new assistant to his private bungalow on the Paramount Studios lot. "This is an old building," he told the young man. "You'll notice the floor slants down and to the left. I'm placing you in the left side office at the end of the hall, so you can watch the heads as they roll by.".
Film epics, religious or otherwise.
The Master of Spectacle