WorldCat Identities

De Mille, William C. (William Churchill) 1878-1955

Overview
Works: 130 works in 309 publications in 3 languages and 2,229 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Silent films  History  Biography  Short films  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Pictorial works  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Librettist, Director, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Hollywood saga by William C De Mille( Book )

13 editions published between 1939 and 1941 in Danish and English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World War I films of the silent era( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These four short films show essential news and propaganda functions of the movies during the Great War of 1914-1918. In those days before television and radio, fiction films in movie theaters were the most widely shared public experience while news films presented the most detailed and potent images of military life and front line action. Some news films were faked but some was authentic, obtained at great risk by daredevil combat cameramen. The fourth film is a 1975 compilation of early footage
Regeneration by Raoul Walsh( Visual )

4 editions published between 1915 and 2001 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[1st work] Regeneration follows the rise of a child of the slums from impoverished orphan at age ten to successful Bowery hoodlum at twenty-five. On the vice-ridden streets of New York, however, he rediscovers his forgotten innocence through the encouragement of Mamie Rose, the proprietress of a downtown mission, but must resist the influences of his colleagues to whom he is bound by criminal codes of honor. [2nd work] A shopgirl reads a romance serial about a young man masquerading as a duke and decides to use her savings to spend a week pretending to be wealthy
The Warrens of Virginia by George Cary Eggleston( Book )

12 editions published between 1906 and 1924 in English and Undetermined and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

BCR's Shelf2Life American Civil War Collection is a unique and exciting collection of pre-1923 titles focusing on the American Civil War and the people and events surrounding it. From memoirs and biographies of notable military figures to firsthand accounts of famous battles and in-depth discussions of slavery, this collection is a remarkable opportunity for scholars and historians to rediscover the experience and impact of the Civil War. The volumes contained in the collection were all written within 60 years of the end of the war, which means that most authors had living memory of it and were facing the effects of the war while writing. These firsthand accounts allow the modern reader to more fully understand the culture of both the Union and Confederacy, the politics that governed the escalation and end of the war, the personal experience of life during the Civil War, and the most difficult and polarizing question in the history of the United States: slavery. The American Civil War Collection allows new readers access to the contemporary arguments and accounts surrounding the war, and is a vital new tool in understanding this important and pivotal chapter in American history
Why change your wife?( Visual )

7 editions published between 1921 and 2006 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this comedy, a husband is lured away from his prim wife, who transforms herself into an attractive and stylish woman to win him back
Paul Robeson : icon( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emperor Jones: Brutus Jones, a African American Pullman porter schemes, swindles, and powers his way to become ruler of a Caribbean island. Paul Robeson : tribute to an artist: traces the singer-actor and political activist's career through his activism and his socially charged performances of his signature song, Ol' Man River. Our Paul: Actors Ruby Dee and James Earl Jones and filmmaker William greaves recall Paul Robeson, his impact on African-American culture, and the controversy that plagued his final years. Robeson on Robeson: Paul Robeson's son, Paul Robeson, Jr. briefly discusses his father's approach to film and specifically his role as Emperor Jones
Carmen by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )

8 editions published between 1915 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[The cheat] Depicts an impulsive, social climbing woman who gambles away Red Cross funds entrusted to her. She seeks the help of an Asian merchant to save her reputation and in return becomes his property
The Emperor Jones by Louis Gruenberg( Visual )

16 editions published between 1933 and 2009 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ambitious Pullman porter deposes the local ruler of a Caribbean island and proclaims himself emperor
Strongheart; an American comedy drama in four acts by William C De Mille( Book )

8 editions published between 1909 and 2011 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Cecil B. DeMille classics collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why change your wife?: A wife is divorced by her frustrated husband after he meets a lovely woman
"Food"; a tragedy of the future, in one act by William C De Mille( Book )

6 editions published between 1913 and 1914 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Labeled pictures introduce the alphabet
"Poor old Jim", a sketch in one act by William C De Mille( Book )

7 editions published between 1913 and 1941 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The woman by Albert Payson Terhune( Book )

6 editions published in 1912 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Deceivers"; a play in one act by William C De Mille( Book )

15 editions published between 1914 and 2011 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The genius : a comedy in three acts by William C De Mille( Book )

10 editions published between 1904 and 2011 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1999"; a problem play of the future by William C De Mille( Book )

6 editions published between 1912 and 1914 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My country--so what? : a sketch in one act by William C De Mille( Book )

4 editions published between 1932 and 1933 in English and Undetermined and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The forest ring : a play in three acts by William C De Mille( Book )

5 editions published between 1914 and 1921 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Lulu Bett by William C De Mille( Visual )

8 editions published between 1921 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Lulu Bett is the story about a woman who winds up becoming the thankless housekeeper to her sister's family. She is tricked into marrying her sister's brother-in-law and soon is forced to leave him when he reveals to her that he is already married. Jungle heat is a slapstick comedy about a man ineptly trying to prove his worth in the jungle
The Warrens of Virginia. [A play in four acts] by William C De Mille( )

10 editions published between 1907 and 2011 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mimeograph of an adaptation of the play by De Mille, with synopsis of acts, notes for scenery, and stage diagrams; forms part of the inventory of the Chicago Manuscript Company, later owned by theater manager, Robert L. Sherman of Chicago
 
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Alternative Names
De Mille William Churchill 1878-1955

De Mille, Wm. C. 1878-1955

De Mille, Wm. C. (William Churchill), 1878-1955

DeMille, William

DeMille, William C. 1878-1955

DeMille, William C. (William Churchill), 1878-1955

DeMille, William Churchill 1878-1955

Mille William C. de 1878-1955

Mille, William C. de (William Churchill), 1878-1955

William C. de Mille Amerikaans filmregisseur (1878-1955)

William C. de Mille cinéaste américain

William C. de Mille US-amerikanischer Regisseur und Drehbuchautor

William C. deMille

William C. deMille American screenwriter and film director

William C. deMille sceneggiatore e regista statunitense

Вільям С. Де Мілль

Демилль, Вильям

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ویلیام سی. دومیل فیلمنامه‌نویس، نویسنده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

ウィリアム・C・デミル

威廉·C·德米爾

Languages
English (165)

Danish (8)

Italian (1)