Ken Adam Designs the Movies by Christopher Frayling
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Ken Adam Designs the Movies
By Christopher Frayling

Ken Adam Designs the Movies

James Bond and Beyond

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Ken Adam Designs the Movies by Christopher Frayling

Book Description

This book showcases the drawings of Ken Adam, the man who has created some of the most iconic and memorable sets in the history of film. Presented chronologically, the book takes us from design sketches for his earliest movies, including "Around the World in Eighty Days", through his Oscar-winning work with Stanley Kubrick, to production designs for what are probably his most celebrated films the first seven "James Bond" movies, including "Dr. No", "Goldfinger", "Diamonds are Forever" and "Moonraker". Also included are production drawings for classics such as "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang", "Goodbye", "Mr Chips", "Sleuth" and "The Last Emperor". Adam's virtuoso sketches for films and other projects are accompanied by illuminating commentary from the eminent Sir Christopher Frayling, and together present an unrivaled archive of breathtaking and inspirational production design.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780500514146
ISBN-10: 0500514143
Format: Hardback
(230mm x 330mm x 25mm)
Pages: 232
Imprint: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publish Date: 29-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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