London, South Kensington
17 September 1998
From Russia With Love, 1963
Approximately 2000 black and white contact prints, the shots taken during the production of the 1963 United Artists/Eon film From Russia With Love, showing the shooting of a substantial number of key scenes throughout the film -- the majority taken on location in Istanbul, London and the Mediterranean with the principle actors/characters; a number featuring director Terence Young and co-producers Cubby Broccoli and Harry Saltzman on the set, a few of author Ian Fleming with Pedro Armendariz [Kerim Bey] and Robert Shaw [Red Grant]; a number of Connery [Bond] and Daniela Bianchi [Tatiana Romanova] posing for publicity stills, joking and relaxing between takes, majority of contact prints -- 1½x1½in. (3.8x3.8cm.), majority of complete sheets -- 8¼x10in. (21x25.4cm.); accompanied by a few negatives of various locations in six promotional envelopes printed with details of the film and an illustration of Bond and Tatiana in Istanbul; and two carousels of colour slides shot from a screen showing a projection of the film (printed later) (a lot)
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This lot also includes a photograph album, the black cloth boards titled in gilt From Russia With Love, 1963, oblong 4to.
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