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Terence Young (1915–1994)

Born in Shanghai and Cambridge-educated, Terence Young began in the industry as a scriptwriter. In the 1940s he worked on a variety of subjects, including the hugely popular wartime romance Suicide Squadron (1941), set to Richard Addinsell's rousing "Warsaw Concerto". His original story was devised while listening to a concert in an army training ... See full bio »

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 1981 Inchon
 1980 Long Days (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1979 Bloodline
 1977 Foxbat
 1975 Jackpot
 1974 Klansman
 1973 The Amazons
 1971 Red Sun
 1970 Cold Sweat
 1968 Mayerling
 1967 The Rover
 1966 Triple Cross
 1965 Thunderball
 1962 Dr. No
 1961 Duel of Champions (english version)
 1961 Black Tights
 1959 Playhouse 90 (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1958 Tank Force
 1956 Zarak
 1956 Safari
 1955 That Lady
 1953 Paratrooper
 1948 Woman Hater
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1 Biographical Movie | See more »

Alternate Names:

Shaun Terence Young | Shaun Young
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Personal Quote:

Of all the Bond films I did, From Russia with Love (1963) was the best. See more »

Trivia:

He was in a helicopter which crashed over water whilst filming From Russia with Love (1963). It trapped the director below the surface for a considerable time in an air bubble inside the copter's canopy. He was rescued and then immediately went back behind the camera with his arm in a sling. See more »

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He frequently cast Desmond Llewelyn and Anthony Dawson.

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