Spielberg receives Cecil B. DeMille Award
Movie audiences have two train wrecks to thank for the epic visions of Steven Spielberg _ a big one, and a little one.
Whether it's killer sharks, man-eating dinosaurs, or the horrors of Omaha Beach on D-Day, Spielberg said Sunday night it was all in some way inspired by a train wreck filmed by director Cecil B. DeMille for his movie, 'The Greatest Show on Earth.'
Spielberg accepted a lifetime achievement accolade that bears DeMille's name during the Golden Globes. His acceptance speech traced his own history in Hollywood, as many of those who he had directed helped heap on the thunderous applause.
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