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Classically Speaking:
Promoting Classic Movies in a Jaded World!

Friday, July 21, 2006


Julia Faye

JULIA FAYE (1893-1966) was an actress that Cecil B. De Mille rewarded loyalty and continued to give Julia Faye small roles long after her career ended. In fact, she appeared in more De Mille films than any other actress.

The Ten Commandments (1923)
Haven't you seen The Ten Commandments (1923)? Julia portrays the wife of Pharaoh in the Biblical prologue.

Watch this and then see these other four films.

The Ten Commandments (1956) Julia appears as Elisheba during the Exodus from Egypt.
The Volga Boatman (1926) She portrays a Gypsy in this one.
The King of Kings (1927) Julia is Martha, sister of Lazarus.
Sunset Boulevard (1950) She appears in the sequence with Cecil B. De Mille, filmed when he was shooting Samson & Delilah.

*Contributed by: "Eric Jamborsky" Date: Thurs, Jun 29 2006 / 17:21:39 PST

Portrait photo supplied by Eric Jamborsky: 1920s "Obsequito Cerveza Polar" Premium Card, Havana, Cuba.