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Henry Churchill De Mille (1850–1893)

De Mille, Henry Churchill. An American playwright; born in North Carolina, about 1850; died at Pompton, NJ, Feb. 10, 1893. His first successful play was the ‘Main Line,’ in which he collaborated with Charles Barnard. In 1887, having become associated with David Belasco he wrote society dramas: ‘The Wife’ (1887); ‘Lord Chumley’ (1888); ‘The Charity Ball’ (1889); ‘Men and Women’ (1890). His last work was a melodrama adapted from the German entitled ‘Lost Paradise’ (1892).