DeMille


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United States film maker remembered for his extravagant and spectacular epic productions (1881-1959)

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The 'Big Lebowski' actor will be feted at next month's 76th Golden Globes ceremony with the Cecil B DeMille Award, the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn announced on Monday.
Dennis, who was born in Bute Street, and 22-year-old Marvin, a DIY store assistant from London, cannot reveal which day this week they will be appearing on our TV screens or what they will be singing but this time they will be performing under their own names - DeMille and Muoneke.
Then there is DeMille, who joked that his ancient Egypt set could convince future archaeologists that California was the Egyptian desert.
Oprah spent little time acknowledging the award, only thanking the people responsible for her early career breaks and the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, which names DeMille awardees.
She said: "In 1982, Sidney received the Cecil B DeMille award right here at the Golden Globes and it is not lost on me that at this moment, there are some little girls watching as I become the first black woman to be given this same award.
After all, how could you go wrong with a scenario which included a crumbling Twenties Hollywood mansion, the midnight burial of Norma's dead baboon (her surrogate child) while a murdered rent boy floats in the spot-lit swimming pool, not to mention that final unforgettable line: "I'm ready for my close-up Mr deMille.'' Desmond at 50, and already a murderess, descends the staircase into madness, firmly believing she is the 17-year-old Salome, embarking with DeMille upon a new kind of filmic glory.
Shawshank Redemption star Freeman has aready won a Screen Actors Guild Award, an Oscar, HFPA's Cecil B DeMille Award, an AFI Lifetime Achievement Award, seven Image Awards, a Silver Berlin Bear and a Kennedy Centre Honour.
DeMille was asked in the 1950s if he remembered performing as an actor at the Bay St.
DeMille (shown here with Charlton Heston as Moses) praised the Paramount executives "who had faith in faith--not me." It's a great line, but not entirely true: DeMille had directed many hits for Paramount, including "The Greatest Show on Earth."
Demille's 1916 epic, Joan the Woman, and what that reception can tell us about music for silent film more generally.
At this meeting, Neil Garlough UE, of Red Deer, received his UELAC certificate, and Lorna Laughton explained how our collection of books, donated by Evelyn DeMille, is all organized on the shelves of the Alberta Family History Society.
2 THE TEN COMMANDMENTS (1956) CHARLTON Heston played Moses leading his people out of Egypt in director Cecil B DeMille film classic that including the parting of the Red Sea.
The building, in Fraser Street, off London Road, was built in the 1920s and later became home to a wine bar named Bar DEMILLE - but has remained empty for a number of years.
The leakage happens when the person bears down, either with the legs or arms," deMille says.