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The Man With The Golden Eye by Peter Lamont

By: Anders Frejdh
Man With the Golden Eye Peter Lamont
The Man with the Golden Eye: Designing the James Bond Films, the autobiography of acclaimed Oscar® awarded art director and production designer Peter Lamont written by the man himself along with Marcus Hearn and featuring around 500 photos from Peter's amazing career in films, is published by Signum Books who previously published official biographies of Bond director John Glen and actor Shane Rimmer.

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Official Synopsis:
Oscar-winning production designer Peter Lamont worked behind the scenes on 18 James Bond films, beginning with the 1960s classics starring Sean Connery and George Lazenby. From the 1980s onwards he was the production designer of the films starring Roger Moore, Timothy Dalton, Pierce Brosnan and Daniel Craig. Along the way, he worked with director James Cameron and contributed to The Ipcress File and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, some of the other films made by Bond producers Albert R Broccoli and Harry Saltzman.

The Man With the Golden Eye is a richly illustrated memoir that provides an unparalleled insight into some of the best-loved films ever made.

Short biography of Peter:
Peter Lamont has a global reputation as one of the film industry’s leading art directors and production designers. He began his career as a draughtsman in the 1940s, and by the 1960s was working on some of the biggest films produced in British studios. He was Oscar-nominated for Fiddler on the Roof (1971), The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) and Aliens (1986) before winning for his outstanding contribution to Titanic (1997), widely regarded as one of the most successful films of all time. Peter’s son, Neil Lamont, and grandson Ashley Lamont, are also art directors, currently working on the new Star Wars films.

Book details:
Hardcover: 176 pages
Format: 245x295 mm
Approx 400 colour photos, 100 bw photos
Publisher: Signum Books
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0995519110
ISBN-13: 978-0995519114

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