My European Faces: Sir Ken Adams OBE, iconic James Bond movie designer, was Jewish, German, British & European


Sir Ken Adams shaped our imagination with futuristic sets for James Bond movies


While Sir Ken Adams, OBE, was famous for his designs of the iconic James Bond movie sets, it is less well know that he was one of only three German born RAF pilots in WWII, called “Heinie the tank-buster.” Before he became a pilot, however, he is was entrusted with the design and building of air shelters, which clearly influenced his stark esthetics. He was Jewish, German, British & European.


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