Terence Young was the man who established the style and tone of the James Bond series by directing the first three movies in the hugely successful and popular franchise. Born in China and educated at Cambridge University, Young began his career as a screenwriter before becoming a director. An elegant man with a tremendous panache and zest for life, Young was well known for wearing fancy clothes, eating at the finest restaurants, and holding lavish parties that he paid for with his own money. Moreover, Young was the sort who spent money extravagantly and rarely took much in the way of downtime at home because he prepared going on location all over the world to make movies. By far the best story featured in this documentary is that Young had to give the rough around the edges Sean Connery pointers on how to be more sophisticated. It's also nice to find out that Young remained friends with practically everyone he worked with throughout his career. Loaded with choice behind the scenes footage of Young plying his craft, this rates highly as an extremely enjoyable and illuminating portrait of Terence Young.
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