Wednesday, 20 August 2014

10 cool things from 60's movies

  • Ken Adam's war room set in "Dr Strangelove"
  • Derek Flint's ring tone/ Z.O.W.I.E. chief Cramden (Lee J Cobb) hotline to the President.
  • The black armchairs in the Pentagon in "You Only Live Twice" (Ken Adam again)
  • Use of split screens (circa 1968, e.g. "The Thomas Crown Affair", "The Boston Strangler")
  • Saul Bass credits e.g. "Spartacus", "Walk on the Wildside"
  • The interior of Robert Mitchum's private jet in "What A Way To Go!"(1964)
  • Michael Caine's glasses in the Harry Palmer films
  • The multi-level set in Jerry Lewis's "The Ladies Man" (1961)
  • The first 10 minutes of "Goldfinger" (1964)
  • Dr No's underwater living quarters (complete with recently stolen Goya painting)

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