De Mille, William C. (William Churchill), 1878-1955

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1878-07-25
Death 1955-03-05
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Willam Churchill De Mille (1878-1955) was an American playwright, producer, and lecturer.

From the guide to the William C. and Cecil B. De Mille Collection, circa 1913-1940, (Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections)

William Churchill De Mille (1878-1955) was an American playwright, producer and director. He wrote a number of stage plays and produced them with David Belasco from 1902 to 1914 before becoming one of the pioneers of the motion picture industry. He founded the drama department at the University of Southern California and taught there until 1953.

From the description of William C. De Mille papers, 1899-1940. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122486475

From the guide to the William C. De Mille papers, 1899-1940, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

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Subjects:

  • Theater/Film
  • Children's literature, American
  • Prompt-book
  • Theater--Production and direction
  • Playwriting
  • American drama
  • Motion picture industry
  • Motion picture industry--United States

Occupations:

  • Dramatists
  • Motion picture producers and directors
  • Theatrical producers and directors

Places:

  • United States (as recorded)