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25. February 2013 11:52
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Bond Ambition

25. February 2013 11:52 by m | 0 Comments

This article from the November 2012 issue of Vanity Fair, discusses an interview with actor Daniel Craig in which he relates sharing hilarious moments with actress Judi Dench in the filming of the James Bond film "SkyfallSkyfall." He describes his portrayal of the James Bond character in films "Casino RoyaleCasino Royale" and "Quantum of SolaceQuantum of Solace." He also talks about working with fashion designer Tom Ford in the creation of tailored suits that fit his character.

Subject Terms:
CRAIG, Daniel, 1968- -- Interviews
DENCH, Judi, 1934-
SkyfallSkyfall (Film)
BOND, James (Fictitious character)
Casino RoyaleCasino Royale (Film)
Quantum of SolaceQuantum of Solace (Film)

Authors: Weiner, Juli, Vanity Fair [More]

8. February 2013 07:12
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Roger Moore: And the Bond Plays On

8. February 2013 07:12 by m | 0 Comments

This article discusses the career of the actor Roger Moore, who played James Bond in films including "A View To A KillA View To A Kill," "The Spy Who Loved MeThe Spy Who Loved Me," and "Live And Let DieLive And Let Die." The wit and style that Moore brought to the role is considered in terms of the critical reception of his acting. Moore's memoir, entitled "My Word Is My Bond," is also described. INSET: MOORE....AND SOMETIMES LESS.

MOORE, Roger, 1927-
BOND, James (Fictitious character)
JAMES Bond films
MY Word Is My Bond (Book)
VIEW to a Kill, A (Film)
SPY Who Loved Me, The (Film)
LIVE & Let Die (Film)

[Source: Entertainment Weekly, 12/12/2008, Issue 1025, p34-38] [More]

6. February 2013 07:42
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The Birth of Bond

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50 Years of 007! The untold story of how Bond was born. Sex, secrets, and slipups! By David Kamp.

The article highlights the creation of James Bond in the movie industry after author Ian Fleming decided to take his hero to the screen. James Bond 007's debut, "Dr. NoDr. No." started a 5 billion U.S. dollars franchise with Sean Connery as the first James Bond. Dr. NoDr. No. and its follow-ups "From Russia With LoveFrom Russia With Love" and "GoldfingerGoldfinger" became the cornerstones of Bond-mania that gave people the opportunity to glimpse the future. It refers to Fleming's books as more preposterous than Bond movies.

Author: David Kamp, Vanity Fair.

Subject Terms:
BOND, James (Fictitious character)
FLEMING, Ian, 1908-1964
Dr. NoDr. No (Film)
CONNERY, Sean, 1930-
From Russia With LoveFrom Russia With Love (Film)
GoldfingerGoldfinger (Film)

Vanity Fair, Oct2012, Issue 626, p246-258 [More]

1. February 2013 07:57
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Producing "Never Say Never Again"

1. February 2013 07:57 by m | 0 Comments

In this vintage article from a 1983 issue of Starlog magazine, Never Say Never AgainNever Say Never Again producer, Jack Schwartzman, describes the trials and tribulations of bringing Sean Connery's James Bond 007 back to the big screen, and explains that this is no remake of the ThunderballThunderball movie, it is a new movie based on the same novel. [More]

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