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Written in Stoneby Katherine Orrison
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From concept stage through production in Egypt to release of the film: Katherine Orrison carefully recreates the behind-the-scenes story of Cecil B. DeMille's beloved epic.
Book News Annotation:
Takes readers behind the scenes of The Ten Commandments, from the movie's inception to its distribution, covering its casting, writing, storyboarding, special effects, music scoring, and acting. Moves between Hollywood and Egypt to capture filmmaking on its grandest scale and Hollywood during its golden era. In-depth interviews of personnel on the film, from stars to extras to researchers, offer unique perspectives on both the film and its director. Includes rare b&w photos taken on location.
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From concept stage through production in Egypt to release of the film: Katherine Orrison carefully recreates the behind-the-scenes story of Cecil B. DeMille's beloved epic. With ample reference to the firsthand accounts of the movie's stars and crew, Written in Stone treats the reader to an insiders account that is vividly graced by the exclusive location photography of Ken Whitmore.
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