Peter R. Hunt

Biography

Date of Birth 11 March 1925, London, England, UK Date of Death 14 August 2002, Santa Monica, California, USA (heart failure) Birth Name Peter Roger Hunt Trivia Studied violin at the London College of Music and the history of art at the University of Rome before becoming a clapper-boy at Denham Studios in 1947. Developed a style he called "crash cutting" for Dr. No (1962). Adopted a son. Survived by adopted son, Nicholas Kourtis. Although there were talks, he refused to direct the remake of Thunderball (1965), Never Say Never Again (1983), because he was afraid Cubby Broccoli would consider him a traitor. Never Say Never Again was produced by old rival Kevin McClory and EON (Cubby's company) had tried to prevent the making of this non-EON Bond movie. Personal Quotes On the Bond films, which he likened to paperback novels: "My feeling was always that one should make the films seriously, but never take them seriously."

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Birth Name

Peter Roger Hunt

Birth Place

London

Birth Date

3/11/1925

Death Date

8/14/2002
Known For
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On Her Majesty's Secret Service

Man Reflected in Universal Export Sign (uncredited)

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Touch and Go

Barman (as Peter Hunt)

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Best Ever Bond

Himself (archive footage) (as Peter Hunt)

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The Hands of Orlac

Pleasants (uncredited)

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Becoming Bond

Himself - Director (archive footage) (uncredited)

Starring In
Movie Poster

Becoming Bond

Himself - Director (archive footage) (uncredited)

Movie Poster

Best Ever Bond

Himself (archive footage) (as Peter Hunt)

Movie Poster

On Her Majesty's Secret Service

Man Reflected in Universal Export Sign (uncredited)

Movie Poster

The Hands of Orlac

Pleasants (uncredited)

Movie Poster

Touch and Go

Barman (as Peter Hunt)

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