DeMille, Cecil B. (1881 – 1959)
American film director and Academy Award – winning film producer in both silent and sound films.
ANS – Autograph Note Signed, one page, 1951, to the wife of a gentleman who was DeMille’s teacher in his youth. Accompanied by an original, vintage, black and white vintage reproduction glossy image of DeMille examining a strip of celluloid. The ensemble professionally double-matted in Mylar protective envelope.
DeMille was renowned for the flamboyance and showmanship of his movies. Among his best – known films are The Ten Commandments, Cleopatra, The Greatest Show on Earth (that won the Academy Award for Best Picture).