19 wins & 5 nominations.
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4 Biographical Movies |
13 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
102 Articles |
2 Magazine Cover Photos |
Cecil B. De Mille | Cecil B. de Mille
5' 10" (1.78 m)
Did You Know?
It was a theory that died very hard that the public would not stand for anyone dressed in clothes of another period... I got around this objection by staging what we call a vision. The poor working girl was dreaming of love and reading "Tristan and Isolde". The scene faded out, and scenes were depicted on the screen that the girl was supposed to be reading... Thus a bit of costume picture was put...
DeMille was notable for his courage and athleticism and despised men unwilling to perform dangerous stunts or who had phobias. He criticized Victor Mature
on the set of Samson and Delilah
(1949), calling him "100 percent yellow".
Films with lavish sets and extravagant costumes
The Master of Spectacle
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