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Ken Adam and the art of production design

Author: Christopher Frayling
Publisher: London ; New York : Faber and Faber, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Ken Adam's family fled Hitler's regime in the 1930s. After serving in the RAF during the war, he became involved in production design in 1948, getting his first Art Director credit on Around the World in Eighty Days in 1956. Since then he has designed 75 films, creating the bold and revolutionary designs for seven James Bond movies, as well as the startling war room in Kubrick's Dr. Strangelove." "Since 1999 an  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Interviews
Named Person: Ken Adam; Ken Adam; Ken Adam
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Frayling
ISBN: 0571220576 9780571220571 0571231098 9780571231096
OCLC Number: 58554231
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiii, 316 p. : ill., ports. ; 28 cm.
Contents: 1. Growing up in Berlin and London --
2. 609 Squadron --
3. Draughtsman to art director --
4. Production designer --
5. Working with Stanley Kubrick --
6. Designing James Bond --
7. Hollywood --
8. On the world stage --
9. Back to Berlin --
10. Epilogue : reflections.
Other Titles: Ken Adam, the art of production design
Responsibility: Christopher Frayling.
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Ken Adam is acknowledged as the world's greatest living production designer. He is a German who left Germany in the 1930s - and his work was heavily influenced by the German Expressionist cinema of  Read more...

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