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James Bond director Lewis Gilbert dies aged 97

LONDON: British filmmaker Lewis Gilbert has died at the age of 97, James Bond producers said of the director famed for his work on three 007 movies. "It is with great sadness that we learn of the passing of our dear friend Lewis Gilbert," producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli said Tuesday, describing the director as "a true gentleman". "He made an enormous contribution to the British film industry as well as the Bond films... His films are not only loved by us but are considered classics within the series,"…