Monday, April 14, 2008
Syd Cain is a British production designer who has worked on more than 30 films, including four in the James Bond series in the 1960s and 1970s. For From Russia with Love, he designed a $150,000 set for a chess match which repeated the "chess pawn" motive throughout the room.
He survived a plane crash in Rhodesia during World War II, which broke his back, and also later survived being struck by lightning.
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