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Orrison, Katherine, 1948-

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1948-

biographical statement

Katherine Orrison (1948- ) is a film historian who specializes in the work of Cecil B. Demille.

Orrison was born on November 18, 1948. She has worked on more than thirty films in the capacity of associate producer, art director, set decorator, costumer, and production manager. A contributing writer to Cult Movies magazine for the past six years, she also writes film histories. Written in Stone is her second book on movie-making during Hollywood's Golden Era.

Citation:
UPB files, April 4, 2013 (worked on over thirty films; associate producer; art director; set decarator; costumer; production manager; writes for Cult Movies magazine; wrote book Written in Stone)

wikipedia.com, April 5, 2013 (born November 18, 1948; film historian; specializes in Cecil B. Demille's work; writes film histories)

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Katherine Orrison papers on Written in Stone

 Collection — Carton: 1
Identifier: MSS 8178
Scope and Contents

Collection contains research materials for and drafts of Katherine Orrison's book Written in Stone, describing the filming of Cecil B. Demille's The Ten Commandments (1956). Dated approximately 1998-approximately 1999.

Dates: approximately 1998-approximately 1999