London, South Kensington
14 February 2001
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Ian Fleming/From Russia With Love, 1963
A Cine Kodak K-100 Eastman Kodak Rochester NY: 16mm, with a Kodak Cine Ektar 2F1.9 25mm lens, no.RR418, in makers Ever Ready case; accompanied by a business card R.E. Goddard, Asst. General Manager, The Rank Organisation, Film Production Division, Pinewood Studios..., illustrated with a colour photograph of the entrance to Pinewood; and a black and white photograph of Ian Fleming on location during the filming of From Russia With Love, (printed later) -- 9¼x7¼in. (23.5x18.4cm.) framed; and approximately two hundred and twenty stills, printed recently from contact sheets, including approximately one hundred and seventy black and white images taken during the filming of From Russia With Love, the majority showing the speed boat sequence, some showing the actors relaxing off set, all -- 3½x4¾in. (9x12cm.); and forty-eight colour images of location shots taken during pre-production for Goldfinger, various locations and subjects include Auric Enterprises, Pussy Galore's flying squad, interior shots of Goldfinger's jet and various army jeeps used in the Fort Knox sequence, (all printed later) all -- 4x5in. (10.2x12.7cm.) (a lot)
The photographs included in this lot are offered for sale without copyright
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The vendor acquired the camera from Mr Goddard, Assisstant General Manager of The Rank Organisation, in June, 1970. Goddard had apparently been given the camera by Ian Fleming, and it is believed that Fleming used it on location during the filming of From Russia With Love
Please note that the black and white prints included in this lot correspond to the contact sheets included in lot 260.
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