007 Director: Lewis Gilbert

007 Director: Lewis Gilbert

June 21, 2014 0 By 007 Travelers

Who: Lewis Gilbert
Born: 6 March 1920, Hackney, London, England
Died: 23 February 2018, Monaco

Lewis Gilbert, CBE was a British film director, producer and screenwriter, who had directed more than 40 films during six decades; among them such varied titles as “Reach for the Sky” (1956), “Sink the Bismarck!” (1960), “Alfie” (1966), “Educating Rita” (1983) and “Shirley Valentine” (1989), as well as three James Bond films: “You Only Live Twice” (1967), “The Spy Who Loved Me” (1977) and “Moonraker” (1979).

Lewis Gilbert´s 007 production:
You Only Live Twice (1967)
The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)
Moonraker (1979)

Moonraker” (1979) (Man at St. Marks
Square – uncredited)

James Bond: 1967, 1977-79
Although known for character dramas, Gilbert directed three of the James Bond films. After some reluctance, he was persuaded by Harry Saltzman and Albert R. Broccoli to direct “You Only Live Twice” (1967). Gilbert returned to the series in the 1970s to make “The Spy Who Loved Me” (1977) and “Moonraker” (1979).

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