Episode 148: Harry Saltzman & Albert R. Broccoli Present Terence Young’s “Dr. No”
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In 1962, the producer’s duo of Harry Saltzman and Albert R. Broccoli brought the James Bond character to the big screen with the film adaptation of Ian Fleming’s best-selling novel “Dr. No.” The film was the first entry of 23 film series that spans over 50 years of cinema and pop culture. The world was introduced to a charming and resourceful British spy for MI-6 and the iconic Sean Connery who portrayed him on the silver screen.
Does “Dr. No” resonate with modern audiences 50 years after its initial release? Why did the world take to James Bond as a pop culture icon? And how did producers Harry Saltzman and Albert R. Broccoli proves that film producers can be considered auteurs in a director’s medium?
Terence Young’s “Dr. No” is the subject of episode 148 of the AuteurCast…