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HOLLYWOOD: Epic-Maker

"The greatest art in the world is the art of storytelling," said Cecil B. DeMille in a speech a few months before he died. Few men had changed that art as...

People: Dec. 23, 1985

In the beginning there was Cecil B. DeMille's The Ten Commandments. Now the biggest combination of show-biz and biblical spectacle may be The Glory of...

Cinema: Hot Air

MEETINGS WITH REMARKABLE MEN Directed by Peter Brook Screenplay by Jeanne de Salzmann and Peter Brook Meetings with Remarkable Men is the hip '70s answer to...

AFRICA: Anxious for A New Start

"Cecil B. DeMille," cracked one Western visitor, "eat your heart out!" For five hours last week, 20,000 dancers, 5,000 camel drivers and 3,500 horsemen...

Music: The Met's Proph

Composer Giacomo Meyerbeer was to opera in mid-19th century Europe what Cecil B. DeMille was to Hollywood in his heyday. A master of the historical and...

Religion: Brother Andre's Heart

St. Joseph's Oratory in Montreal looks like Cecil B. DeMille's idea of a cathedral. Enthroned on Mount Royal, the city's highest hill, the oratory is bigger than...

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