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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:
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/style/longterm/books/chap1/no_inter.htm

Rossellini was apparently Catholic by birth and heritage.

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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.



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