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Contact the leading DeMille expert Bob Birchard at [log in to unmask]
I am SURE he can give you the info you need.
I am certain DeMille was Protestant probably Anglican
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Jessica Rosner
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> From: Nancy Mockros <[log in to unmask]>
> Reply-To: Film and TV Studies Discussion List <[log in to unmask]>
> Date: Thu, 19 Feb 2004 22:04:20 -0800
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Faith of Cecil B. DeMille and Roberto Rossellini who made Jesus films
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> 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?
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> I'm debating this kind of thing with a Washington Post writer for his
> article on the Passion, since I recently completed a dissertation on this
> stuff.  For example, several recent productions (like the JESUS film and
> The Gospel of John) were made by Jewish producers, and others (The Gospel
> According to Matthew and Miracle Maker) by atheists and agnostics.  Any
> further insights along these lines from history would help us.  Thanks!
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