Maurice Binder

Title designer, Executive producer, Advertisement designer
Best known for the erotic title sequences of the James Bond films, Binder also was responsible for the witty design introducing "The Mouse That Roared" (1959), the haunting, vertiginous opening of Roman Polanski's ... Read more »
Born: 12/03/1918 in New York City, New York, USA

Filmography

Visual Effects & Animation (49)

A Captive in the Land 1993 (Movie)

titles designer (Titles)

Mister Johnson 1991 (Movie)

(Titles)

Return to the River Kwai 1989 (Movie)

(Graphics)

The Deceivers 1988 (Movie)

title design (Titles)

Last Emperor 1987 (Movie)

(Main Title Design)

The Living Daylights 1987 (Movie)

main title designer (Main Title Design)

Arthur Hailey's "Strong Medicine" 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Titles

If Tomorrow Comes 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Main Title Design

Max mon amour 1986 (Movie)

(Titles)

Shanghai Surprise 1986 (Movie)

(Main Title Design)

A View to a Kill 1985 (Movie)

(Main Title Design)

King David 1985 (Movie)

graphic design (Graphic Designer)

Oxford Blues 1984 (Movie)

graphics design (Graphics)

Octopussy 1983 (Movie)

(Main Title Design)

For Your Eyes Only 1981 (Movie)

(Main Title Design)

Green Ice 1981 (Movie)

(Main Title Design)

Who Dares Wins 1981 (Movie)

(Graphics)

The Final Countdown 1980 (Movie)

special visual effects(storm sequence) (Special Effects)

Moonraker 1979 (Movie)

title design (Titles)

The Awakening 1979 (Movie)

title design (Titles)

The Sea Wolves 1979 (Movie)

title design (Titles)

The Sea Wolves 1979 (Movie)

graphic design (Graphic Designer)

Brass Target 1978 (Movie)

title design (Titles)

The Spy Who Loved Me 1977 (Movie)

title design (Titles)

A Little Night Music 1976 (Movie)

graphic design (Graphic Designer)

Shout at the Devil 1975 (Movie)

title design (Titles)

E'Lollipop 1974 (Movie)

title design (Titles)

Live and Let Die 1973 (Movie)

Main Title Design (Titles)

Young Winston 1972 (Movie)

Main Title Design (Titles)

Diamonds Are Forever 1971 (Movie)

Main Title Design (Titles)

Wuthering Heights 1970 (Movie)

(Main Title Design)

Battle of Britain 1969 (Movie)

(Main Title Design)

The Magus 1968 (Movie)

title design (Titles)

Bedazzled 1967 (Movie)

title design (Titles)

The Taming of the Shrew 1967 (Movie)

(Main Title Design)

Two For the Road 1967 (Movie)

title design (Titles)

You Only Live Twice 1967 (Movie)

title design (Titles)

After the Fox 1966 (Movie)

title design (Titles)

Arabesque 1966 (Movie)

title design (Titles)

Kaleidoscope 1966 (Movie)

(Main Title Design)

Promise Her Anything 1966 (Movie)

(Main Title Design)

The Chase 1966 (Movie)

(Main Title Design)

La Ronde 1965 (Movie)

title design (Titles)

Young Cassidy 1965 (Movie)

title design (Titles)

Of Human Bondage 1964 (Movie)

graphic design (Graphic Designer)

Purple Noon 1960 (Movie)

title design (Titles)

Damn Yankees 1958 (Movie)

title design (Titles)

The Mouse That Roared 1958 (Movie)

title design (Titles)

The Young Philadelphians 1958 (Movie)

title design (Titles)
Producer (1)

The Passage 1979 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)
Other (1)

Dracula 1979 (Movie)

visual consultant (Consultant)

Biography

Best known for the erotic title sequences of the James Bond films, Binder also was responsible for the witty design introducing "The Mouse That Roared" (1959), the haunting, vertiginous opening of Roman Polanski's "Repulsion" (1964) and the main title design for "The Last Emperor" (1989). Binder worked primarily in England and on the continent.

Milestones

1979

Sole producing credit (co-executive), "The Passage" (dir. J. Lee Thompson)

1958

First film as title designer, "Damn Yankees"

Began career as assistant art director at Macy's department store

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