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Archaeologists excavated the set of Cecil B. DeMille's "The Ten Commandments" (1923), which had been buried in the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes in California for decades. Filmmaker Peter Brosnan produced a documentary on the site called "The Lost City of Cecil B. DeMille."