Anniversary of Harry Saltzman’s death [1994]

Harry Saltzman, who partnered with Cubby Broccoli to produce a series of films based on Ian Fleming’s James Bond novels, died on 28th September 1994.

Dr No poster

As co-owner of Danjaq and EON Productions, Saltzman received co-producer credits for the early Bond films starting with Dr No. However, financial difficulties forced him to sell his stake to United Artists after the release of The Man With The Golden Gun.

As well as the Bond films, Saltzman was also responsible for the Harry Palmer films with Michael Caine (The Ipcress File (1965), Funeral in Berlin (1966) and Billion Dollar Brain (1967), based on Len Deighton’s novels) as well as World War 2 epic Battle of Britain (1969),

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