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DeMille, Cecil B. (Cecil Blount) 1881-1959

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The ten commandments by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )
141 editions published between 1923 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 4,598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of the life of Moses from the Pharaoh's household through his life of leading his people to freedom
Sunset Boulevard by Billy Wilder( Visual )
12 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in English and held by 1,788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pursued by creditors, Joe swerves into a driveway of a seemingly abandoned Sunset Boulevard mansion. He finds Norma, an ex-screen queen dreaming of a dramatic comeback and her husband/servant living there. She takes a fancy to Joe and, learning that he is a scriptwriter, persuades him to help her with her comeback screenplay. Being broke he accepts. He falls in love with young script reader, but Norma breaks up their romance. Thinking she is mad, he tries to leave, but Norma kills him
The greatest show on earth by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )
28 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A splashy, colorful look at life under the big top
Cleopatra by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )
27 editions published between 1934 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The life and loves of Cleopatra are featured in this historical epic
The king of kings by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )
30 editions published between 1927 and 2014 in English and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cecil B DeMille made movies for and of the masses, highlighting myths, mystery, and oversized stories. He excelled in the telling of the ultimate legends carved out of the Bible. The simple, straightforward saga of the last days of Christ's life is told in "The King of Kings." Told with DeMille's trademark opulent sets, incredible effects, and a cast of thousands, it is carefully crafted, flawless film making filled with as much meaning and message as possible. In 1927, working with the biggest budget in the history of Hollywood, DeMille spun the life of Christ into one of the highest-grossing, artistically executed films of all time
Samson and Delilah by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )
43 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Journey through time to a gloriously extravagant Biblical setting of lust, violence, and betrayal in this meticulously restored Oscar-winning classic from legendary filmmaker Cecil B. DeMille. Victor Mature flexes his muscles through such scenes as Samson's barehanded battle with a lion, a single-handed assault on a thousand Philistine soldiers and the spectacular climax where he pulls down the pagan temple
Sunset Blvd ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in English and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of an aging film queen who prepares for her grand comeback to stardom
The plainsman by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )
14 editions published between 1936 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This stylish western skillfully interweaves classic real-life old west legends like Wild Bill Hickok, Calamity Jane, Buffalo Bill Cody, George Armstrong Custer and Abraham Lincoln into a stunning tale as vast as the wild frontier itself
Cecil B. DeMille's reap the wild wind by Thelma Strabel( Visual )
14 editions published between 1942 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A sea captain is locked in battle in 1840s Key West with lawyer Steve Tolliver for the affections of a beautiful ship owner. Tolliver attempts to prosecute the captain for the murder of a girl who was allegedly on board
Unconquered by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )
11 editions published between 1947 and 2007 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Peace-loving Chris Holden is a militiaman who buys and then frees beautiful indentured servant Abby Hale. When a supplier of illegal firearms covets Abby for himself, he sparks a vicious battle between an Indian tribe and a few brave colonists
The buccaneer by Anthony Quinn( Visual )
10 editions published between 1938 and 2012 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The debonair pirate Jean Lafitte, who historically aided General Andrew Jackson against the British during the War of 1812, has been carrying on a discreet love affair with Annette Claiborne, the daughter of governor William Claiborne, who promises to pardon the pirate and his men
The sign of the cross by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )
17 editions published between 1932 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the year 64 C.E., the corrupt and maniacal Emperor Nero torches Rome, and is advised to blame the ensuing destruction on the unsuspecting Christians. Meanwhile, Roman Prefect Marcus Superbus falls for an innocent and beautiful Christian maiden, Mercia. When the seductive and wicked Empress, Poppaea, learns that she has a rival for Marcus' affections, she conspires to send all Christians to a chilling death
Carmen by Georges Bizet( Visual )
27 editions published between 1915 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
[Carmen] A beautiful gypsy girl uses her irresistible charms to seduce a faithful military guard so that a band of smugglers can penetrate his stronghold
Manslaughter ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1915 and 2003 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The cheat: "Edith Hardy uses charity funds for Wall Street investments in hopes of buying some new gowns. She loses all the money and borrows from wealthy oriental Tori. When her husband gives her the amount she borrowed, Tori won't take it back, branding her shoulder with a Japanese sign of his ownership. She shoots him. Her husband takes the blame. In court Edith reveals all to an angry mob."
Each dawn I die ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A muckraking reporter is framed for murder and sent to a particularly brutal prison
The Cecil B. DeMille collection ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Experience the breathtaking dangers and delights of ancient Rome in "The sign of the cross"; trek through a perilous jungle with "Four frightened people"; thrill to the passion, suspense and intrigue of "Cleopatra"; journey back in time with the glorious story of "The crusades"; and see how the West was really won in the explosive "Union Pacific."
The cheat by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )
25 editions published between 1915 and 2013 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The cheat depicts an impulsive, social climbing woman (Fanny Ward) who gambles away Red Cross funds entrusted to her. She seeks the help of an Asian merchant (Sessue Hayakawa) to save her reputation and in return becomes his property
The Crusades by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )
10 editions published between 1935 and 2008 in English and German and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the Saracens retake the holy city of Jerusalem, King Richard the Lionheart vows to reclaim the city for Christianity. In order to get crucial supplies, he resigns himself to marrying Berengaria of Navarre -- but this marriage of convenience turns to one of passion when the beautiful and determined young woman joins him in the treacherous battle to save the holy city
Male and female ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1919 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A spoiled woman always gets her way until shipwrecked with her butler. She then learns which qualities are really admirable in a person
Joan the woman by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )
21 editions published between 1917 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In WWI an English officer is inspired to fulfill his mission when he finds the decayed sword of Joan of Arc who appears to him in a vision. The story goes back through her leadership of the French army and her burning at the stake
 
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English (508)
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