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In Memoriam: Director Guy Hamilton

Guy Hamilton
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Sad news again: 

Guy Hamilton has passed away.

Born: 16 September 1922, Paris, France
Died: At the age of 93 on 20th of April 2016 at his home in Mallorca, Spain


Guy Hamilton´s 007 production:

Director:

Goldfinger (1964)
Diamonds Are Forever (1971)
Live and Let Die (1973)
The Man with the Golden Gun (1974)


Miscellaneous crew:

The Spy Who Loved Me” (1977) (Director: pre-production – uncredited)

Other works:

DVD commentaries on the following James Bond films: ”Goldfinger” (1964), ”Diamonds Are Forever” (1971), ”Live and Let Die” (1973), ”The Man with the Golden Gun” (1974)



James Bond: 1964, 1971-74
Hamilton was one of many directors who turned down “Dr. No (1962), but he entered the series afterTerence Young‘s departure from “Goldfinger” (1964). He left during pre-production of “The Spy Who Loved Me” (1977).

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Director Guy Hamilton (right) instructing Roger Moore on Kung Fu on the set of
The Man With The Golden Gun, 1974
Photo: CAMERA PRESS

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