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Not Forgetting James Bond by Syd Cain (paperback)

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Not forgetting james bond syd cain paperback
Syd Cain's autobiography Not Forgetting James Bond is published in paperback by GBU Publishing with a foreword by Euan Lloyd.

"Syd's book reminded me of the many fabulous times we had working together - an excellent read." -Sir Roger Moore KBE

In this book, Syd Cain shares his story of working as production designer on films such as The Wild Geese (1978) and The Sea Wolves (1980). Anecdotes, facts and insider information make this a must for any film fan.

Book details:
Paperback: 192 pages
Publisher: Reynolds and Hearn
Language: English
ISBN: 0-9543599-1-7

About Syd Cain:
Syd Cain, born in Grantham, Lincolnshire on 16 April 1918, is a British production designer who has worked on more than 30 films, including four in the James Bond series in the 1960s and 1970s. For From Russia with Love (1963), he designed a $150,000 set for a chess match which repeated the "chess pawn" motive throughout the room.

He survived a plane crash in Rhodesia during World War II but broke broke his back. Later, he survived after being struck by lightning.

Cain had his name appear in documents in the films. In Our Man in Havana (1959), working as assistant art director, his name features on the blueprints of a vacuum cleaner. Alfred Hitchcock's Frenzy (1972) features an in joke of a racing form featuring the horse Jon Finch is to bet on is owned by a "Mrs S. Cain".

Not Forgetting James Bond was first published in hardback in November 2002 but that was a limited edition.

Editor's note:
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