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Sir Ken Adam | Ken Adams
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[Discussing his ambitious volcano set for the James Bond film You Only Live Twice
(1967): "The challenge appealed to me also, the shape of the volcano. I knew if it didn't work I'd never work in movies again. [Producer] Cubby Broccoli asked me how much it would cost. I quoted him a million dollars, which at that time was a huge amount of money. He said if I could do it for a million, then do it. ...
He was trained as an RAF pilot by future film star Michael Rennie.
He often uses timeless production design, and future-look combined with old culture design.