Cecil B. DeMille Productions records

Cecil B. DeMille Productions records

Dates: circa 1932-1959

Collection includes corporate by-laws and minute books of Cecil B. DeMille Productions. Also includes correspondence with many of DeMille's associates, appraisals, tax records, and estate records of Cecil B. DeMille and Constance A. DeMille. Collection contains materials related to the production of various DeMille films, including Samson and Delilah, The Greatest Show on Earth, and The Ten Commandments (1956).

  • Extent: 4 oversize boxes (4 linear ft.). -- 2 cartons (2 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Cecil B. DeMille Productions
  • Call Number: MSS 6254
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; Arts & Communications Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in English.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Cecil B. DeMille Productions records must be obtained from theSupervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial Citation: MSS 6254; Cecil B. DeMille Productions records; Arts and Communications Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following Citations: MSS 6254, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Maintained by the DeMille Foundation, which donated them to the L. Tom Perry Special Collections.
Acquisition Information
Donated; DeMille Foundation.
Other Finding Aids
A more detailed finding aid can be found at the repository.
Subject Terms
DeMille, Cecil B. (Cecil Blount), 1881-1959; Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Motion pictures--Production and direction; Performing Arts
Genre / Form
Business records; Corporate minutes
Greatest show on earth (Motion picture : 1952); Samson and Delilah (Motion picture : 1949); Ten commandments (Motion picture : 1956)
Processing Information
Processed; John N. Gillespie.
Appraisal Information
Cecil B. DeMille (Arts & Communications Archive).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Cecil B. DeMille Productions records
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by J. Norm Gillespie, Geoff McLaughlin
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-08T09:10-0600
Finding Aid Language
Biographical Info:

Biographical/Historical note

Cecil B. DeMille Productions (est. 1921) was a motion picture production company in California.

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Ben Harry
Curator - Arts & Communications Archives