1. 007 Director Guy Hamilton To Give Talk At University Of Aberdeen

    By Devin Zydel on 2009-04-14

    Four-time 007 director Guy Hamilton is set to make an appearance at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland later this month to give a talk.

    Hamilton will appear as part of the university’s Director’s Cut series to discuss his work on the James Bond series and numerous other classic films.

    The event will take place on Tuesday, 28 April at 6:00pm in the King’s College Conference Centre, King’s College. There is no cost to attend for the public, but seats must be booked ahead of time at

    'Diamonds are Forever'

    Diamonds Are Forever

    Director’s Cut with Guy Hamilton in conversation with Janice Forsyth

    King’s College Conference Centre, King’s College at 6pm, followed by a wine reception hosted by Scottish Screen

    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.

    For further details, visit the official University of Aberdeen website.

    As always, keep watching for all the latest on James Bond-related events happening around the world.