Cecil Blount DeMille
Cecil Blount DeMille (August 12, 1881 – January 21, 1959) was an American film director and Academy Award-winning film producer in both silent and sound films. He was renowned for the flamboyance and showmanship of his movies. Among his best-known films are Cleopatra; Samson and Delilah; The Greatest Show on Earth, which won the Academy Award for Best Picture; and The Ten Commandments, which was ... more »
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''What I have crossed out I didn't like. What I haven't crossed out I'm dissatisfied with.''Cecil B. De Mille (1881-1959), U.S. film director-producer. Quoted in Leslie Halliwell, Halliwell's Filmgoer's Companion (1984). In a note attache...