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Ken Adam

Sir Ken Adam, born 1921 in Berlin, first trained as an architect before starting out in the movie industry as a draughtsman.  He progressed quickly to production design on several major films, including Ben-Hur. Known particularly for his semi-futuristic designs and use of modern technologies and materials, Adam has collaborated with such top-class movie directors as Michael Caine, Jacques Tourneur, Robert Aldrich and Stanley Kubrick.