The Resource Cecil B. De Mille : American epic

Cecil B. De Mille : American epic

Label
Cecil B. De Mille : American epic
Title
Cecil B. De Mille
Title remainder
American epic
Title variation
  • Cecil B. DeMille
  • American epic
  • Cecil B. De Mille
Title variation remainder
  • American epic
  • American epic
Contributor
Composer
Director
Interviewee
Narrator
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A look at the life and career of the man described as both "a thoroughly bad director' and 'the greatest showman on Earth', in a two-part documentary. Cecil B. De Mille's career spanned half a century and 70 films. As one of the founders of Hollwywood, he created the studio that became Paramount Pictures. He gained a reputation for creating unforegettable epic films, including The Ten Commandments, Samson and Delilah and The Greatest show on Earth
Cataloging source
UBY
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Kevin Brownlow, director ; Patrick Stanbury, producer ; Elmer Bernstein, music ; Kenneth Branagh, narrator
PerformerNote
Inteviewees: Steven Spielberg, film director ; Martin Scorsese, film director ; Junior Coghlan, actor ; Diana Serra Cary, actress ; Angela Lansbury, actress ; Henry Hathaway, assistant director ; A. Arnold Gillespie, art director ; Robert S. Birchard, author, film historian ; Richard De Mille, son ; Gloria Swanson, actress ; Cecilia DeMille Presley, granddaughter ; James D'Arc, archivist ; Jesse Lasky, Jr., screenwriter ; Agnes De Mille, niece, choreographer ; Pat Moore, child actor, sound editor ; Micky Moore, child actor, assistant director ; Joseph Newman, assistant director ; A.C. Lyles, producer ; Lisa Mitchell, film historian ; Elmer Bernstein, composer ; Charlton Heston, actor ; Joseph Mankiewicz, film director ; Robert Wise, film director ; Robert Parrish, film director
Runtime
117
Technique
live action
Label
Cecil B. De Mille : American epic
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "A Photoplay production."
  • In two hour-long episodes, designed to be broadcast on television
  • Acknowledgements: Cecilia DeMille Presley ; George Eastman House ; [L. Tom Perry Special Collections], Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University ; Paramount Pictures ; UCLA Film & Television Archive ; Universal Studios
  • Music performed by City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (DVD) (117 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn230834967
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Cecil B. De Mille : American epic
Publication
Note
  • "A Photoplay production."
  • In two hour-long episodes, designed to be broadcast on television
  • Acknowledgements: Cecilia DeMille Presley ; George Eastman House ; [L. Tom Perry Special Collections], Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University ; Paramount Pictures ; UCLA Film & Television Archive ; Universal Studios
  • Music performed by City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (DVD) (117 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn230834967
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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