demille demille  /dɪ ˈmi li/

Definition(s):

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

News

  1. Dunes Center to unveil artifacts from ‘Ten Commandments’ set

    Artifacts found in an archaeological excavation of “The Lost City of DeMille” in the Guadalupe Dunes will be unveiled at a special event from 6 to 8:30 p.m. today, June 14, at the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Center.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Adobe Press

  2. Guadalupe Dunes opens new Ten Commandments exhibit

    A new exhibit is open at the Guadalupe Dunes Center. It's named "The Lost City of DeMille" after director Cecil B. DeMille. The exhibit features artifacts from the Ten Commandments film shot at the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes in 1923.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: KSBY San Luis Obispo

  3. Guadlupe Dunes opens new Ten Commandments Exhibit

    A new exhibit is open at the Guadalupe Dunes Center. It's named "The Lost City of DeMille" after director Cecil B. DeMille. The exhibit features artifacts from the Ten Commandments film shot at the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes in 1923.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: KSBY San Luis Obispo

Quotes

  1. Dali wrote in a postcard addressed to the kingpin of the surrealist movement, Andre Breton: "I'm in Hollywood where I've made contact with the three American surrealists, Harpo Marx, Disney and Cecil B. DeMille."
    on Nov 18, 2007 By: Salvador Dali Source: San Diego Union Tribune

  2. Billy Wilder can claim to have written the most memorable quotes, with 13 quotes attributable to him including the line from Sunset Boulevard - "All right, Mr DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up" - said by Gloria Swanson.
    on Jun 22, 2005 By: Gloria Swanson Source: BBC News

  3. "I want to express appreciation to Cecil B. DeMille for organizing this," Romney said during the ceremony. "This does classify as being over the top."
    on Aug 2, 2008 By: Mitt Romney Source: Boston Globe (registration)

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