007 Director: John Huston

007 Director: John Huston

June 21, 2014 0 By 007 Travelers

Who; John Marcellus Huston
Born: 5 August 1906, Nevada, Missouri, USA
Died: 28 August 1987, Middletown, Rhode Island, USA

John Marcellus Huston was an American film director, screenwriter and actor. He wrote the screenplays for most of the 37 feature films he directed, many of which are today considered classics: “The Maltese Falcon” (1941), “The Treasure of the Sierra Madre” (1948), “Key Largo” (1948), “The Asphalt Jungle” (1950), “The African Queen” (1951), “Moulin Rouge” (1952), “The Misfits” (1961), and “The Man Who Would Be King” (1975). During his 46-year career, Huston received 15 Oscar nominations, won twice, and directed both his father, Walter Huston, and daughter, Anjelica Huston, to Oscar wins in different films.

John Huston´s 007 production:

Co-director with:
Ken Hughes, Joseph McGrath, Robert Parrish, Val Guest and Richard Talmadge (uncredited)
Casino Royale (1967)

Val Guest: (additional sequences) (scenes with Woody Allen and additional scenes with David Niven)
Ken Hughes: (as Kenneth Hughes) (Berlin scenes)
John Huston: (scenes at Sir James Bond’s house) (castle in Scotland scenes)
Joseph McGrath: (scenes with Peter Sellers, Ursula Andress and Orson Welles)
Robert Parrish: (scenes with Peter Sellers and Orson Welles)
Richard Talmadge: (Casino Royale finale) (uncredited)

The role of M / General McTarry
“Casino Royale” (1967)

James Bond: 1967
He had a little participation (as did many others) in 1967’s “Casino Royale” as actor and director.

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