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Ken Adam designs the movies : James Bond and beyond

Author: Ken Adam; Christopher Frayling
Publisher: New York : Thames & Hudson, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book showcases the work of Ken Adam, the man who has created some of the most iconic and memorable sets in the history of the movies. In chronological order the book takes us from design sketches for his earliest films, to production designs for what are probably his most celebrated films. Adam's virtuoso designs for films, operas and other projects are accompanied by illuminating commentary from the eminent  Read more...
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Named Person: Ken Adam; Ken Adam; Ken Adam; Ken Adam; Ken Adam
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Adam; Christopher Frayling
ISBN: 9780500514146 0500514143
OCLC Number: 431930499
Description: 229 p., 2 folded pages : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 24 x 34 cm.
Contents: 1. Art Director to Production Designer --
The Queen of Spades --
Four Ships --
Child in the House --
Around the World in Eighty Days --
Night of the Demon the Bridge on the River Kwai --
Ten Seconds to Hell --
The Trials of Oscar Wilde --
Sodom and Gomorrah --
2. Working With Stanley Kubrick --
Dr. Strangelove --
Barry Lyndon --
3. Designing James Bond --
Dr. No --
Goldfinger --
Thunderball --
You Only Live Twice --
Diamonds Are Forever --
The Spy Who Loved Me --
Moonraker --
Goldeneye: Rogue Agent --
Another Spy: The Ipcress File --
4. The Theatre of History --
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang --
Goodbye, Mr. Chips --
Sleuth --
The Seven-Per-Cent Solution --
Salon Kitty --
Pennies from Heaven --
King David --
Agnes of God --
The Last Emperor --
Crimes of the Heart --
The Freshman --
The Madness of King George --
5. Two Operas --
The Girl of the Golden West --
Wozzeck --
6. Drawings Come to Life --
Peter Pan --
Addams Family Values --
7. Designing the Future --
Lord L --
Star Trek --
The Motion Picture --
The Cinema of the Future --
The Fantasticks --
8. Back to Berlin --
Berlin Millennium Exhibition --
Taking Sides --
'The Cabinets of Dr. Caligari' --
9. Conclusion: The Art of Ken Adam.
Responsibility: Ken Adam and Christopher Frayling.

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Showcases the drawings of the author, the man who created some of the most iconic and memorable sets in the history of film. Presented chronologically, this book takes us from design sketches for his  Read more...

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