The plays of Henry C. De Mille by Henry Churchill De Mille

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Statementwritten in collaboration with David Belasco, edited with an introductory essay by Robert Hamilton Ball.
SeriesAmerica"s lost plays -- v. 17
ContributionsBelasco, David, 1853-1931., Barnard, Charles, 1838-1920., Ball, Robert Hamilton, 1902-1988
The Physical Object
Paginationxxv, 342p.,
Number of Pages342
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Open LibraryOL13540058M
LC Control Number41024493
OCLC/WorldCa753678

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De Mille book Mille, Henry Churchill, Plays of Henry C. De Mille. Princeton, N.J., Princeton Univ. Pr.,   Having had occasion to write about Cecil B. Demille and William C. de Mille, we thought it appropriate to pay honor to the father who set them on their path, playwright Henry Churchill de Mille ().

DeMille was the son of a businessman and politician in Washington, North Carolina (a town founded by one of my relatives, James Bonner).He studied at Columbia to be a minister, but. The Holy Wars are given the usual overblown Cecil B. DeMille treatment in The Crusades. It all begins in the 12th-century AD, when Jerusalem falls into the hands of the Saracens, and the Christians are slaughtered or sold into slavery.

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deMille, Agnes Graham, Tillie Samuel, Mrs. Henry deMille) was an English-American play broker, screenwriter, playwright, theater actress and entrepreneur. She had a part in founding Paramount Pictures. Early years. DeMille was born Katherine Paula Lester on J in Vancouver, British Columbia, father, Edward Gabriel Lester, was a Scottish-born English schoolteacher who served as a lieutenant in the nd Battalion, CEF during World War I and died at the Battle of Vimy Ridge in Her mother, Cecile Bianca Bertha Colani, was of Italian descent and died in a Los Angeles.

Her paternal grandfather was playwright Henry C. de Mille, her maternal grandfather was the political economist Henry George, and her father’s younger brother, Cecil B. DeMille (some of the. Henry C.

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His books included “The Forest Ring” and “Hollywood Saga.” He was also the author of numerous one-act plays, including “In ,” “The Man Higher Up,” “Poor Old Jim” and “The Deceivers.” De Mille was the son of Henry C.

de Mille. Associated with the legitimate stage, the deMille name represented cultural capital for filmmakers seeking to ele-vate film to the level of art. Henry C. deMille, Cecil's father, had coauthored with David Belasco a successful se-ries of plays that established "the society drama" as a genre.'2 Two decades later, theater critics hailed another.

Henry Miller has books on Goodreads with ratings. Henry Miller’s most popular book is Tropic of Cancer. Beatrice was a vital and formidable woman who, on Henry de Mille's early death from typhoid inopened the Henry C.

de Mille School for. Henry Churchill deMille, playwright, was the son of William Edward and Margaret Blount Hoyt deMille, both of Washington, N.C., where young deMille was born.

During the Civil War his father joined the Confederate Army and the family refugeed to Greenville.     Beatrice was a vital and formidable woman who, on Henry de Mille's early death from typhoid inopened the Henry C.

de Mille School for Girls in their large home, adjoined. His parents Henry C. DeMille and Beatrice DeMille were playwrights. His father died when he and his mother supported the family by opening a school for girls and a theatrical company.

Too young to enlist in the Spanish-American War, Cecil followed his brother William C. de Mille to the New York Academy of Dramatic Arts, making his stage debut in William Churchill de Mille, the older brother of Hollywood legend Cecil B. DeMille (W.C. retained the family spelling of his name) and father of Tony Award-winning choreographer Agnes de Mille, was born in Washington, North Carolina, on J His father, Henry C.

DeMille, was a playwright who had six plays produced on Broadway fromwhile his mother, Beatrice DeMille, the. Published Ma (c) The New York Times. Henry C. de Mille, Dramatist. Obituary. Published Febru (c) The New York Times. Romance Of War In Play At Belasco's and De Mille War Play Returns.

Newspaper articles. Published December 3, and Decem (c. The Heart of Maryland and Other Plays by David Belasco. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, (Also includes La Belle Russe, The Stranglers of Paris, The Girl I Left Behind Me, and Naughty Anthony.) The Plays of Henry C.

De Mille Written in Collaboration with David Belasco. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, Henry Churchill deMille, playwright, was the son of William Edward and Margaret Blount Hoyt deMille, both of Washington, N.C., where young deMille was born.

During the Civil War his father joined the Confederate Army and the family refugeed to Greenville. He rapidly learned the difficulties and inconveniences of life in wartime, including early. Early life. DeMille was born in Ashfield, Massachusetts while his parents were vacationing there and grew up in Washington, North he is known as DeMille (his nom d'oeuvre), his family name was Dutch and is usually spelled "de Mil".

[2] His father, Henry Churchill DeMille (–), was a North Carolina-born dramatist and lay reader in the Episcopal Church, who had earlier. Details about THE CHARITY BALL by David Belasco & Henry C.

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The Plays of Henry C. DeMille Written in Collaboration with David Belasco (Princeton: Princeton University Press, ; Bloomington: Indiana University Press, ).

25 July –5 Mar. William Churchill deMille, playwright, the son of playwright Henry Churchill and Matilda Beatrice Samuel deMille, was born in Washington, N.C. He spent most of his boyhood in New York City and at Echo Lake, N.J., until when he moved with his family to Pompton, N.J. Published Ma (c) The New York Times.

Henry C. de Mille, Dramatist. Obituary. Published Febru (c) The New York Times. Romance Of War In Play At Belasco's and De Mille War Play Returns.

Newspaper articles. Published December 3, and Decem (c) The New York Times. Duty Of The Dramatist - William C. Henry Churchill de Mille. from Wikipedia. a noted American playwright and the father of film pioneers Cecil B.

de Mille and William C. de Mille and the grandfather of the dancer and choreographer Agnes de Mille. (Submitted onby Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 2. Los Angeles Times- Cecil B. DeMille. He introduced effect. Cecil Blount DeMille (Aug – Janu ) was an American film director and Academy Award-winning film producer in both silent and sound films.

[1] 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. He was Henry Churchill De Mille, descended from the Dutch Episcopalian DeMils who had emigrated to America in Like Beatrice, Henry was born inbut in vastly different circumstances.

Henry Churchill De Mille, widely known as the-writer of many successful plays, died of typhoid fever on Thursday afternoon at his borne in Pompton, N.J., in the fortieth year of his age.

Richard DeMille, the biological son of William de Mille and actress Lorna Moon and adopted son of Cecil DeMille, was a well-known Hollywood journalist and writer, one of the first converts to L. Ron Hubbard's Scientology inand one of the first to disassociate himself from the cult, three years : When DeMille his father died suddenly after developing typhoid fever, leaving his mother to raise three children on her own.

Ever resourceful, Beatrice used her home to open an acting workshop, the Henry C. DeMille School for Girls, and later became a successful Broadway promoter.

In his book on the Gallic War, Julius Caesar wrote about the Meldi, or the Melds, a Celtic tribe on the coast of what is now Belgium, where in 55 B.C. he built forty ships to sail against the Britons. The e at the end of "de Mille" makes the name look French, which would mean "of thousand," but it is not French.

Once he was established in film he specialized in adapting Broadway plays into silent films. De Mille was born in Washington, North Carolina, to Henry Churchill de Mille (–), an actor and playwright from North Carolina, and Matilda Beatrice Samuel (–) who was also a play and screenwriter.

There are many reasons why fans laud the Henry plays above the others, including the remarkable character arc; the astute blend of humor, history, and family drama; and the awesome array of battle scenes. For fans of Henry V, another reason to admire this work is that it contains some of the most powerful monologues in the English language.

His parents Henry C. DeMille and Beatrice DeMille were playwrights. His father died when he and his mother supported the family by opening a school for girls and a theatrical company.

Too young to enlist in the Spanish-American War, Cecil followed his brother William C. de Mille to the New York Academy of Dramatic Arts, making his stage. Spelling for the name “De Mille” differs within the family.

Cecil went by DeMille, William went by de Mille, and Beatrice went by both as well as De Mille and deMille. Beatrice was also often credited as Beatrice C. de Mille. For purposes of this article, her husband Henry’s spelling of “deMille” is. Cecil Blount DeMille was born on Aug in Ashfield, Massachusetts when his parents were on theatre tour, performing one of their own plays.

His parents are Henry C. and Mathilde (Samuel) DeMille. The DeMille family was of Dutch ancestry and had. Two Self-Theatricalization in Victorian Pictorial Dramaturgy: What's His Name Melodrama as a Middle-Class Sermon. On Jseven months into his first year as director-general of the Lasky Company, DeMille began to film an adaptation of What's His Name, a minor novel that had not previously won acclaim on the legitimate stage.

[] Since his first three features, The Squaw Man, The Call. Having emerged as a potent force during the birth of Hollywood, director Cecil B. DeMille was a crucial figure in the early development of the classic Hollywood narrative filmmaking style.

Although less critically revered than D.W. Griffith, DeMille actually played a more important role in.Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features.De Mille, Henry Churchill, ; Henry C. De Mille Label from public data source Wikidata; Sources.

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