Terrence Young

Terence Young
Terence Young (1915-1994)

Terence Young was the director of perhaps the best of the James Bond films: From Russia with Love (1963) and Thunderball (1965). (He also directed Dr No. [1962]).

With Ian Fleming, he was the man responsible for bringing the early Bond films a classy, British magic. Albert Broccoli and Donald Zec said in Broccoli’s autobiography: Young […] was helpful in the development of the character. Young makes the unbelievable, believable, through intelligence, style, wit and charm.

Other good films by Young include The Valachi Papers (1972) and Triple Cross (1966). Fantastic.

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