• Vintage Film Posters and Film  auction at Christies

    Sale 5872

    Vintage Film Posters and Film Memorabilia

    24 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 453

    The Spy Who Loved Me, 1977

    Price Realised  


    The Spy Who Loved Me, 1977
    Derek Meddings (1935-1995)
    Five original special effects concept drawings from the James Bond film The Spy Who Loved Me, marker pen on tracing paper (one pencil), each signed by Derek Meddings; three drawings depict the Rocket Firing Sequence - missile leaving Silo and contain handwritten instructions explaining the filming rig's concept and set up; one drawing titled Rig For Sinking Tanker with handwritten instructions explaining how to realistically sink the tanker; one drawing titled Submarine Towing Rig with handwritten instructions detailing the mechanics needed to realistically pull a submarine through water, all -- 16x12in. (40x30 cm.), one drawing 15x12in. (38x30cm.) (5)

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    Derek Meddings won the coveted 'United Grand Prix Premier Award for Film Technology' for his use of mechanical models & miniatures during the filming of James Bond's Spy Who Loved Me.

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