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Cecil B. DeMille

Film Director, Film/TV Producer (12-Aug-1881 — 21-Jan-1959)


Robert S. Birchard. Cecil B. DeMille's Hollywood. University Press of Kentucky. 2004. 416pp.

Cecil B. DeMille. The Autobiography of Cecil B. DeMille. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall. 1959. 465pp.

Anne Edwards. The DeMilles: An American Family. London: Collins. 1988. 248pp.

Gabe Essoe; Raymond Lee. DeMille: The Man and His Pictures. New York: Castle Books. 1970. 319pp.

Scott Eyman. Empire of Dreams: The Epic Life of Cecil B. DeMille. Simon and Schuster. 2010. 592pp.

Sumiko Higashi. Cecil B. DeMille and American Culture: The Silent Era. University of California Press. 1994. 264pp.

Charles Higham. Cecil B. DeMille: A Biography of the Most Successful Film Maker of Them All. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 1973. 335pp.

Phil A. Koury. Yes, Mr. DeMille. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons. 1959. 319pp.

Simon Louvish. Cecil B. DeMille and the Golden Calf. London: Faber and Faber. 2007. 507pp.

Simon Louvish. Cecil B. DeMille: A Life in Art. New York: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press. 2007. 507pp.

Michel Mourlet; Michel Marmin. Cecil B. DeMille. Paris: Seghers. 1968. 192pp.

Hortense Myers; Ruth Burnett. Cecil B. DeMille, Young Dramatist. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill. 1963. 200pp.

Katherine Orrison. Written in Stone: Making Cecil B. DeMille's Epic, The Ten Commandments. Lanham, MD: Vestal Press. 1999. 196pp.

Gene Ringgold; DeWitt Bodeen. The Films of Cecil B. DeMille. New York: Citadel Press. 1969. 377pp.

Paolo Cherchi Usai; Lorenzo Codelli. The DeMille Legacy. Rome: Edizione Biblioteca dell'Immagine. 1991. 589pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Internet Broadway Database [link]

  5. Public Information Research Namebase [link]

  6. Wikipedia [link]

  7. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  8. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.365)

  9. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.280)

  10. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.176)

  11. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.175)

  12. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.405)

  13. Webster's American Biographies (p.270)

  14. Penguin Companion to the Arts in the Twentieth Century (p.232)

  15. Cassell Companion to Cinema (p.150)

  16. Chambers Film and TV Handbook (p.81)

  17. The Encyclopedia of Film (p.157)

  18. The Encyclopedia of Hollywood (pp.116-18)

  19. The New Biographical Dictionary of Film (p.218)

  20. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.264)

  21. The Guide to Film Directors (pp.233-35)

  22. The St. James Encyclopedia of Film Directors (pp.128-30)

  23. Obituaries from the Times 1951-1960 (pp.196-97)

  24. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.184)

  25. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.143)

  26. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.1, pp.683-85)

  27. Legends in Their Own Time (p.65)

  28. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.337)

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