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Richard Kiel, the 7-foot-2 actor who played Jaws, the James Bond villain with the teeth of steel, died Wednesday. He was 74. Kiel broke his leg last week and died in St. Agnes Medical Center in Fresno, Calif., according to several media reports. 

James Bond Villain Richard Kiel Dies at 74

Richard Kiel, the 7-foot-2 actor who played Jaws, the James Bond villain with the teeth of steel, died Wednesday. He was 74. Kiel broke his leg last week and died in St. Agnes Medical Center in Fresno, Calif., according to several media reports.

James Bond Villain Richard Kiel Dies at 74

Directed by Hollywood’s newest wunderkind, Steven Spielberg, from a screenplay written by Benchley and Carl Gottlieb, Jaws is a grisly film, often ugly as sin, which achieves precisely what it set out to accomplish—scare the hell out of you. As such, it’s destined to become a classic the way all truly terrifying movies, good or bad, become classics of a kind.
We just re-published Newsweek’s 1975 review of Jaws. It premiered on this date in 1975.
nwkarchivist:

“Jaws” Premiered On This Date In 1975

Directed by Hollywood’s newest wunderkind, Steven Spielberg, from a screenplay written by Benchley and Carl Gottlieb, “Jaws” is a grisly film, often ugly as sin, which achieves precisely what it set out to accomplish - scare the hell out of you. As such, it’s destined to become a classic the way all truly terrifying movies, good or bad, become classics of a kind.

Newsweek June 23, 1975

Well, safe to say our review was spot on. 1975 Newsweek subscribers, you’re welcome.
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nwkarchivist:

“Jaws” Premiered On This Date In 1975

Directed by Hollywood’s newest wunderkind, Steven Spielberg, from a screenplay written by Benchley and Carl Gottlieb, “Jaws” is a grisly film, often ugly as sin, which achieves precisely what it set out to accomplish - scare the hell out of you. As such, it’s destined to become a classic the way all truly terrifying movies, good or bad, become classics of a kind.

Newsweek June 23, 1975

Well, safe to say our review was spot on. 1975 Newsweek subscribers, you’re welcome.
ZoomInfo

nwkarchivist:

“Jaws” Premiered On This Date In 1975

Directed by Hollywood’s newest wunderkind, Steven Spielberg, from a screenplay written by Benchley and Carl Gottlieb, “Jaws” is a grisly film, often ugly as sin, which achieves precisely what it set out to accomplish - scare the hell out of you. As such, it’s destined to become a classic the way all truly terrifying movies, good or bad, become classics of a kind.

Newsweek June 23, 1975

Well, safe to say our review was spot on. 1975 Newsweek subscribers, you’re welcome.