Articles about: Cecil B. DeMille

DeMille was too busy shooting "Reap the Wild Wind" to attend Grauman’s Chinese Theater for his handprint ceremony, so a slab of cement was sent to the set for him to imprint there. Pictured with DeMille are Hedda Hopper, Sid Grauman, and Martha O’Driscoll.
DeMille was too busy shooting “Reap the Wild Wind” to attend Grauman’s Chinese Theater for his handprint ceremony, so a slab of cement was sent to the set for him to imprint there. Pictured with DeMille are Hedda Hopper, Sid Grauman, and Martha O’Driscoll.

Cecil B. DeMille was a director and producer at Paramount whose films included Union Pacific, North West Mounted Police, Reap the Wild Wind, and more. His most famous productions are both silent (1923) and Technicolor (1956) versions of The Ten Commandments, as well as the Best Picture-winning The Greatest Show on Earth.

Victor Moore (right) introduces (left to right) Dorothy Lamour, Paulette Goddard, Veronica Lake, William Bendix, Albert Dekker, and Alan Ladd in “Star Spangled Rhythm”

Review: George Marshall’s “Star Spangled Rhythm,” Starring Eddie Bracken and Victor Moore

Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Fred MacMurray, Ray Milland, Paulette Goddard, Veronica Lake, Alan Ladd, and more appear in Paramount’s all-star variety show.
Ray Milland, Lynne Overman, Paulette Goddard, and John Wayne in "Reap the Wild Wind"

Review: Cecil B. DeMille’s “Reap the Wild Wind,” Starring Paulette Goddard and John Wayne

Cecil B. DeMille takes to the sea with Paulette Goddard, John Wayne, and Ray Milland in “Reap the Wild Wind.”

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