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British cinematographer and director of photography Alan Hume, 85, helped capture the adventure in a slew of James Bond Films.

In 1977, he filmed the ski-jump stunt in the pre-title sequence to "The Spy Who Loved Me."

His other credits alongside 007, include "For Your Eyes Only," "Octopussy," "A View To A
Kill," "The Living Daylights," and "License To Kill". He also worked on the George Lucas Star Wars epic, "Return of the Jedi."

In 1973 Philippe Braunschweig, founded The Prix de
Lausanne ballet competition, and it is considered one of the most prestigious events for dancers of the delicate art.

David H. Blackwell, 91, was the son of a railroad worker who grew up to become a world renowned statistician, and in 1965 he became the first African-American elected to the National Academy of Sciences.

By T. Rees Shapiro  |  July 14, 2010; 8:43 AM ET
Categories:  T. Rees Shapiro , The Daily Goodbye  | Tags: 007, James Bond, National Academy of Sciences, Star Wars  
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