"When We Were Twenty-one" on Broadway (revival; played in repertory with "The Genius"/combined details). Written by H.V. Esmond
. Bijou Theatre: 18 Oct 1906-1 Nov 1906 (3 performances). Cast: Unknown. Produced by Nat C. Goodwin
. "The Genius": Comedy/Farce [played in repertory with When We Were Twenty-one]. Written by 'William C....
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Cecil B. De Mille | Cecil B. de Mille
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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.
Highly praised for his ability to manage large crowds of extras, the key to DeMille's success at managing the crowds was to give each extra very specific, detailed instructions on what they were to be doing in any given scene, whether it was crossing the street or walking after a carriage or even just conversing with one another. This gave the scenes featuring large crowds a sense of realism and ...
Film epics, religious or otherwise.