Albert “Cubby” Broccoli was born on this day in 1909, in Queens, New York City. He produced more than forty movies but is best remembered as the man who, along with Harry Saltzman, turned Ian Fleming’s James Bond novels into the most successful film franchise in history. You can read about his inspirational life in his autobiography, The Autobiography of Cubby Broccoli: The Man Who Brought James Bond 007 To The Screen, with introductions from Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli. Cubby passed away in 1996, at the age of 87.
‘The Autobiography of Cubby Broccoli: The Man Who Brought James Bond 007 To The Screen’, by the late Albert R Broccoli and Donald Zec, is available from leading eBook retailers, priced at £4.99/$7.70