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CECIL B. DEMILLE - CLIPPED SIGNATURE 05/24/1932 - HFSID 293729

CECIL B. deMILLE Two clipped signatures by the Oscar winning director, both affixed with a newspaper article about him to an 8½x11 page. Clipped Signatures: 1) "Cecil B. deMille", 4x1, with the date (May 24, 1932) filled in at top of the clipped page.

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CECIL B. deMILLE
Two clipped signatures by the Oscar winning director, both affixed with a newspaper article about him to an 8½x11 page.
Clipped Signatures: 1) "Cecil B. deMille", 4x1, with the date (May 24, 1932) filled in at top of the clipped page. Affixed to an 8½x11 page with a newspaper clipping affixed above and a sentence about deMille typed at top. (4 surfaces). 2) Clipped signature: "Cecil B deMille", 6½x1½. Affixed to both the 8½x11 page and newspaper article. (4 surfaces). Cecil Blount DeMille (1881-1959) won an Academy Award for Best Picture for The Greatest Show on Earth (1952), for which he was nominated for the Best Director Oscar, and he was also nominated for an Oscar for Best Picture for The Ten Commandments (1956). DeMille, who produced his first film (The Squaw Man) in 1914 and his last (The Buccaneer) in 1958, crafted several Westerns, such asThe Plainsman (1937) and other films, including The Greatest Show on Earth, but he is best known for producing and directing epic films (both silents and "talkies") inspired by the Bible and other themes of antiquity. These include The Ten Commandments (both the 1923 and 1956 versions), The King of Kings (1927), Sign of the Cross (1932), Cleopatra (1934) and Samson and Delilah (1949). He also produced such films as Adam's Rib (1923), The Volga Boatman (1926), The Buccaneer (1938), Union Pacific (1939), Reap the Wild Wind (1942) and The War of the Worlds (1953). DeMille, who appeared in several of his films, also wrote the stories and plays upon which several films were based. He also hosted and directed Lux Radio Theatre from 1936-1945, and DeMille was one of the 36 co-founders of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. From the personal collection of Ralph Errington Ward (1926-2009). Ward, a fighter pilot and squadron commander in the China-Burma-India Theater of World War II, went on to become President and CEO of Cheseborough-Ponds, Inc., transforming the cosmetics firm into a major home product conglomerate. 1) Soiled. Cut unevenly at edges. Otherwise, fine condition. 2) Creased. Ink note (unknown hand) filling in other fields on the page (not affecting signature). Otherwise, fine condition.

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