Guy Hamilton

in conversation with Janice Forsyth, King's College Conference Centre, 6pm, 28 April 2009     Watch Webcast

Having worked as Assistant Director on two of the classic films in cinema history, Carol Reed's The Third Man (1949) starring Orson Welles, and John Huston's The African Queen (1951) with Katherine Hepburn and Humphrey Bogart, Guy Hamilton went on to direct four James Bond films, including Goldfinger (1964) and Diamonds are Forever (1971) starring Sean Connery, and Live and Let Die (1973) and The Man with the Golden Gun (1974) starring Roger Moore.  He also directed one of the foremost Cold War thrillers, Funeral in Berlin (1966) starring Michael Caine.  His other films include An Inspector Calls (1954) with Alastair Sim, The Colditz Story (1955) with John Mills, and Battle of Britain (1969) starring Laurence Olivier and Susannah York.  Guy Hamilton will be interviewed by BBC Movie Cafe presenter, Janice Forsyth and the event introduced by series organizer Prof. Alan Marcus.  Special screenings of The Third Man and Battle of Britain are being run by Cineworld in Aberdeen on the 27th and 28th.  View event poster.

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