Written in Stone: Making Cecil B. DeMille's Epic The Ten Commandments

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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.

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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. WRITTEN IN STONE treats the reader to an insider's view through the firsthand accounts of the movie's stars (including Martha Scott, Donald Curtis, Yvonne DeCarlo, Joan Woodbury, "Woody" Strode, and Vikki Bakken) and crew (including Henry Wilcoxon, associate producer; Jesse Lasky, Jr., screen writer; and William Sapp, special effects "wizard"). The book is vividly illustrated by the exclusive location photography of Ken Whitmore.

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Katherine Orrison has resided in Hollywood for thirty-one years. During that time she attended the Pasadena Playhouse theatrical College, worked in the animation industry for eleven years, and segued into feature filmmaking in the 1980s. She has worked on more than thirty films in the capacity of associate producer, art director, set decorator, costumer, and production manager. She has been a contributing writer to CULT MOVIES magazine for the past six years. WRITTEN IN STONE is her second book on movie-making during Hollywood's golden era.

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