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Kenneth Adam | Sir Ken Adam | Kenneth Adams | 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. ...
Another 18th Century period film - "The Madness of King George" - was filmed on location, but a lot was filmed on studio sets. Ken Adam was able to build the entire palace interior, which is a great advantage, because you can move from one room to another far more freely. Ken Adam's happiest experiences were always productions which he could transcend reality in his designs. That is why he ...
He often uses timeless production design, and future-look combined with old culture design.
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