As Henry Noerdlinger would say: De Mille could never admit failure. Custodial History The collection materials were gathered and created by Katherine Orrison whilst writing her book Written in Stone. Demille's The Ten Commandments 1956. Orrison donated the materials to Brigham Young University in 2013. De Mille and others that I knew and admired in the De Mille unit everyone in the office called him Mr. It was at the Cleopatra screening that I purchased a copy of your book, and I've spent the past three weeks reading it.
She worked for Cult Movies for over ten years. She spent time visiting her grandparents in when she was young. They considered him a friend as well as a business associate. Lionheart in Hollywood: the autobiography of Henry Wilcoxon. Your book is among several in the past few years to use my work as a reference. Once again, because I see no justification in repeating hearsay or office gossip, it took five years to get published as well, in 1999. If he was not entering a room completely as in interrupting a meeting , he would simply take one or two steps back before turning at the doorway.
My first book, Lionheart In Hollywood , dealt entirely with Henry Wilcoxon's twenty-five-year association with Mr. T39O77 1999 Dewey Decimal 791. In the book I stated when, where, and how the interview was conducted, and it was all new material. Neither man can answer back; nor can the record now be cleared in any way. Katherine Orrison Born 1948-11-18 November 18, 1948 age 70 , United States Occupation Author, film scholar, screenwriter Nationality American Period 1991—present Genre Film criticism, screenwriting Subject The Ten Commandments and Website Katherine Orrison born November 18, 1948 is an American set decorator, art director, producer, costumer, author and film historian specializing in the films of , the life and career of actor , and the epic film. Eyman: By way of introduction, I am the author of Lionheart in Hollywood and Written In Stone , two books centered around Cecil B. And this Noerdlinger quote that insults De Mille as well as Jesse Lasky, Jr.
She even started putting lamb's blood on her doorposts after seeing the film. This is not printing the truth about either man -- this is simply indulging in hearsay. In addition, she wrote in their book review column. Written in Stone is her second book on movie-making during Hollywood's Golden Era. Very minimal damage to the cover including scuff marks, but no holes or tears.
Things that were said that did not progress the story of Mr. When I asked him about it, he told me he'd been trained on the stage never to turn his back on the audience. All of which sheds a little light, but not much, on Noerdlinger's very ugly remarks about Frank, Lasky and Wilcoxon, printed in your book without comment or contradiction. And I was absolutely floored when I read what you had printed. I thank you for crediting me over thirty times in your book and I am glad you found my work of value for your endeavor. A book that has been read but is in good condition.
De Mille or shed any light on his working methods or relationships with those people, and were not in any way Mr. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators. He wasn't acting like an Egyptian slave, bent to the waist and eyes to the ground. Her body of work included 1988 and 1991. Henry never attacked or slandered anyone on a personal level. We met at the Cleopatra screening at the Egyptian Theater in Hollywood last month. We also spoke on the phone several years ago regarding Henry Wilcoxon and Cecil B.
A contributing writer to Cult Movies magazine for the past six years, she also writes film histories. She was inspired to pursue film after seeing film when she was 9 years old. She also restored and decorated the in downtown Los Angeles. Orrison is also an author: she wrote a biography of called Lionheart in Hollywood which she worked on for two and a half years. As a result, it took me five years to get it published, in 1991. After the annulment, Orrison worked for various companies like Filmation and Disney on animated films and commercials from 1969 to 1980.
Gillespie Finding Aid Creator This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-07-08T13:13-0600 Finding Aid Language English Biographical Info: Biographical History Katherine Orrison 1948- is a film historian who specializes in the work of Cecil B. Katherine Orrison papers on Written in Stone Dates: approximately 1998-approximately 1999 Collection contains research materials for and drafts of Katherine Orrison's book Written in Stone, describing the filming of Cecil B. I gave Noerdlinger the last chapter in Written In Stone , and I recommended his book in mine. . On September 7, 1971, Orrison married.
Both of them often quoted his research to me. Noerdlinger's snide opinions have served to be hurtful to the Lasky and Wilcoxon families, and they have the end result of diminishing both men's work and contributions to no less than seven De Mille productions. Each deserved to be treated with the dignity and respect that they always accorded others. Acquisition Information Donated; Katherine Orrison; 2013. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. I am certain the De Mille family is very happy with your biography, and as it regards its subject, it is excellent -- especially regarding those matters that pertain to the private man they all knew and loved. Neither Jesse nor Henry ever had anything but glowing praise for Henry Noerdlinger.