R.I.P., 007 art department veteran Peter Murton

The Cinema Retro Web site reports that Peter Murton, a veteran of the art department of early James Bond movies died in December.

Murton was art director, working with production designer Ken Adam, on Goldfinger and Thunderball. He assumed the production designer role for The Man With the Golden Gun. His profile on imdb.com lists other signifcant credits, including art director (again working for Adam) on Dr. Strangelove.

Some of his sets from The Man With the Golden Gun can be seen here: