Browsing the archives for the Terence Young tag

Red Sun (1971)

AKA: Soleil Rouge Director: Terence Young Starring: Charles Bronson, Toshirô Mifune, Ursula Andress, Alain Delon, Capucine, Anthony Dawson, Luc Merenda Music: Maurice Jarre By the early seventies, the Spaghetti Westerns (which had revitalised the Western genre) were starting to run out of steam. The look, the feel, and the violence weren’t enough to attract audiences […]

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OSS 117 Terror in Tokyo (1966)

Original Title: Atout coeur à Tokyo pour O.S.S. 117 AKA: OSS From Tokyo With Love Country: France / Italy Director: Michel Boisrond Starring: Frederick Stafford, Marina Vlady, Jitsuko Yoshimura, Jacques Legras, Valery Inkijinoff, Henri Serre Music: Michel Magne Based on the novel by Jean Bruce I thought it was time to get back to presenting […]

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From Russia With Love (1963)

Director: Terence YoungStarring: Sean Connery, Robert Shaw, Daniella Bianchi, Lotte Lenya, Vladek Sheybal, Pedro Amendariz, Walter GottellMusic: John BarryEnd title song performed by Matt MonroeBased on the novel by Ian Fleming You may have noticed that I haven’t posted reviews for some of my favourite James Bond films. This is not because I don’t want […]

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Secret Mission (1942)

Director: Harold French Starring: Hugh Williams, James Mason, Michael Wilding, Carla Lehmann, Karel Stepanek, Herbert Lom, Nancy Price, Roland Culver, Walter Gotell Music: Mischa Spoliansky One of the writers credited for Secret Mission is Shaun Terence Young – better known to spy fans as plain old Terence Young, who would later direct three of the […]

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Dr No (1962)

Director: Terence Young Starring: Sean Connery, Ursula Andress, Jack Lord, Anthony Dawson, John Kitzmiller, Eunice Gayson, Zena Marshall, Bernard Lee, Lois Maxwell Music: Monty Norman James Bond theme played by John Barry Based on the novel by Ian Fleming I don’t think I am giving too much away when I say that I am a […]

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The Jigsaw Man (1983)

Director: Terence Young Starring: Michael Caine, Laurence Olivier, Susan George, Robert Powell, Charles Gray, Vladek Sheybal, Anthony Dawson, Peter Burton Music: John Cameron Song: ‘Only You And I’ performed by Dionne Warwick Based on the novel by Dorothea Bennett The Jigsaw Man opens with a rather paunchy, grey old Englishman living in Russia receiving a […]

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