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Cecil B. DeMille's Hollywood

Author: Robert Birchard
Publisher: Lexington : The University Press of Kentucky, 2004.
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"""Far and away the best film book published so far this year.""--National Board of Review Cecil B. DeMille was the most successful filmmaker in early Hollywood history. Cecil B. DeMille's Hollywood is a detailed and definitive chronicle of the screen work that changed the course of film history and a fascinating look at how movies were actually made in Hollywood's Golden Age. Drawing extensively on DeMille's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Birchard, Robert.
Cecil B. DeMille's Hollywood.
Lexington : The University Press of Kentucky, ©2004
Named Person: Cecil B DeMille; Cecil B DeMille
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Birchard
ISBN: 9780813126364 0813126363 128332704X 9781283327046
OCLC Number: 768083076
Description: 1 online resource (496 pages)
Contents: Cover; Cecil B. DeMille's Hollywood; Title; Copyright; For Grace Houghton who kept the faith; Contents; Foreword, by Kevin Thomas; Preface; 1. The Squaw Man; 2. The Virginian; 3. The Call of the North; 4. What's-His-Name; 5. The Man From Home; 6. The Rose of the Rancho; 7. The Girl of the Golden West; 8. The Warrens of Virginia; 9. The Unafraid; 10. The Captive; 11. The Wild Goose Chase; 12. The Arab; 13. Chimmie Fadden; 14. Kindling; 15. Maria Rosa; 16. Carmen; 17. Temptation; 18. Chimmie Fadden Out West; 19. The Cheat; 20. The Golden Chance; 21. The Trail of the Lonesome Pine. 22. The Heart of Nora Flynn23. The Dream Girl; 24. Joan the Woman; 25. A Romance of the Redwoods; 26. The Little American; 27. The Woman God Forgot; 28. The Devil Stone; 29. The Whispering Chorus; 30. Old Wives for New; 3 1. We Can't Have Everything; 32. Till I Come Back to You; 33. The Squaw Man (first remake); 34. Don't Change Your Husband; 35. For Better, For Worse; 36. Male and Female; 37. Why Change Your Wife?; 38. Something to Think About; 39. Forbidden Fruit; 40. The Affairs of Anatol; 41. Fool's Paradise; 42. Saturday Night; 43. Manslaughter; 44. Adam's Rib; 45. The Ten Commandments. 46. Triumph47. Feet of Clay; 48. The Golden Bed; 49. The Road to Yesterday; 50. The Volga Boatman; 51. The King of Kings; 52. The Godless Girl; 53. Dynamite; 54. Madam Satan; 55. The Squaw Man (second remake); 56. The Sign of the Cross; 57. This Day and Age; 58. Four Frightened People; 59. Cleopatra; 60. The Crusades; 61. The Plainsman; 62. The Buccaneer; 63. Union Pacific; 64. North West Mounted Police; 65. Reap the Wild Wind; 66. The Story of Dr. Wassell; 67. Unconquered; 68. Samson and Delilah; 69. The Greatest Show on Earth; 70. The Ten Commandments; Appendices; Appendix A. DeMille Pictures, Inc., Costs and GrossesAppendix B; Other Cecil B. DeMille Film Credits; Appendix C; Unrealized Projects; Appendix D; Film Appearances by Cecil B. DeMille; Notes; Bibliography; Index; Illustrations follow 1; Illustrations follow 2; Illustrations follow 3.
Responsibility: Robert S. Birchard.

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"""Far and away the best film book published so far this year.""--National Board of Review Cecil B. DeMille was the most successful filmmaker in early Hollywood history. Cecil B. DeMille's Hollywood is a detailed and definitive chronicle of the screen work that changed the course of film history and a fascinating look at how movies were actually made in Hollywood's Golden Age. Drawing extensively on DeMille's personal archives and other primary sources, Robert S. Birchard offers a revealing portrait of DeMille the filmmaker that goes behind studio gates and beyond DeMille's legendary persona.

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