Lewis Gilbert Interview
This is a Visual History Recording

Visual History with Lewis Gilbert

Interviewed by: Richard Loncraine

Not limiting himself to any one genre, director Lewis Gilbert has tackled a wide variety from war dramas; Sink the Bismarck! (1960), to light comedies; Alfie (1966), but is perhaps best known for helming three James Bond films in the 1960s and 70s; You Only Live Twice (1967), The Spy Who Loved Me (1977), and Moonraker (1979).

Lewis Gilbert recounts his experience working as an assistant to Alfred Hitchcock.

Gilbert emphasizes that kindness is how he got the most from his crews.

Gilbert describes a harrowing stunt with the gyrocopter on the set of "You Only Live Twice."