Harry Saltzman

Birthday of 007 producer Harry Saltzman [1915]

October 27th, 2016 by

Harry Saltzman, who co-founded Eon Froductions and Danjaq with Cubby Broccoli, was born on 27th October 1915 in Sherbrooke, Canada. Legend has it that Saltzman ran away from home at the age of 15, eventually joining a travelling circus for a number of years. In 1932 he moved to Paris to study, but instead started picking talent […]

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Anniversary of Harry Saltzman’s death [1994]

September 28th, 2016 by

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. 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 […]

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Review: Everything Or Nothing, The Untold Story of 007

November 14th, 2012 by

On Sunday night I was lucky enough to see the new documentary “Everything Or Nothing”, commissioned as part of the celebrations for the fifthieth anniversary of cinematic James Bond. While it received a cinema release in the UK, albeit on a limited number of screens, and was shown on cable in the US I had […]

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Harry Saltzman: 50 years of 007 on the big screen

October 1st, 2012 by

While Ian Fleming had seen the big screen potential for James Bond early on, his efforts to make a 007 film were ultimately thwarted, despite putting in considerable time and effort into the project. In this article to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the release of Dr No this week we take a look at the life […]

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