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The King of Kings (1927) was a Silent Films - Historical Film directed by Cecil B. DeMille and produced by Cecil B. DeMille.

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During the shoot H.B. Warner was driven to the set in a closed car with the blinds down, wore a black veil when he left the car for the set, and ate alone. The pressures of playing Jesus ultimately had an effect on Warner and resurrected his former drinking problem.
This was the first film shown at Grauman's Chinese Theater on Hollywood Boulevard.
H.B. Warner, who played Jesus, was involved in a real life scandal with an anonymous woman who was determined to blackmail Cecil B. DeMille by ruining the production. It is believed that DeMille paid the woman on the condition that she leave the U.S.
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