Cecil B. DeMille

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Noun1.Cecil B. DeMille - United States film maker remembered for his extravagant and spectacular epic productions (1881-1959)
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Ready for my close-up, Mr DeMille All products are from Barker and Stonehouse.
"It was like Oxford Circus in there with all the midwives and doctors!" After giving the performance of her life, exhausted Emily had to laugh when the doctor who delivered her baby joked as he adjusted the light: "Are you ready for your close-up now?" Referring to the iconic American film-maker, Emily said she replied: "Thank you Mr DeMille, that's the best direction I've ever had!" Relief Emily said she looked at her daughter with "joy and wonderment" as a midwife laid the new arrival on her chest.
"I'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse," from The Godfather, 1972; "I coulda been a contender," from On The Waterfront, 1954; "Toto, I've got a feeling we're not in Kansas any more," from The Wizard Of Oz, 1939; "Here's looking at you, kid," from Casablanca, 1942; "Go ahead, make my day," from Sudden Impact, 1983; "All right Mr DeMille, I'm ready for my close up," from Sunset Boulevard, 1950; "May the Force be with you," from Star Wars, 1977; "Fasten your seatbelts.