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"Larsson, Donald F" <[log in to unmask]>
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Fri, 20 Feb 2004 16:26:28 -0600
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According to an online Washington Post article about CB's neice, the choreographer Agnes de Mille, the de Mille family was Episcopalian, although his mother was a Jewish convert:

Rossellini was apparently Catholic by birth and heritage.

Don Larsson
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Donald F. Larsson
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Minnesota State University
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From: Film and TV Studies Discussion List [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of [log in to unmask]
Sent: Friday, February 20, 2004 8:07 AM
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Subject: Re: Faith of Cecil B. DeMille and Roberto Rossellini who made Jesus films

In a message dated 2/20/04 5:21:44 AM, [log in to unmask] writes:

> Any DeMille experts out there know about his faith or
> affiliation/background or who could point me to a source of such
> information?  Like what was his denomination?  Or at least: was he
> Protestant or Catholic?  What about other early filmmakers who made Jesus
> movies?  Does anyone know about Rossellini?  Were they primarily Protestant
> or Catholic or neither?

Look for an article in the next couple of days by Scott Eyman at the Palm
Beach Post that covers part of what you ask.

Dennis Doros
Milestone Film & Video
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Harrington Park, NJ 07640
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