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By Roger Moore

The Bond video clips stay the longest continuously operating movie sequence in motion picture background, and 2012 marks its 50th anniversary.  whereas there were different actors that experience taken at the coveted position of James Bond, the most well known and  liked 007s, is the fascinating and charismatic Sir Roger Moore, KBE. To rejoice those motion pictures and their cultural historical past, Roger Moore has written a ebook that includes the entire Bond video clips, in addition to a perfectly witty account of his personal involvement in them.  From the women to the villains, the autos to the cocktails, the devices, destinations and every little thing else, this gorgeous publication is illustrated with hundreds of iconic photographs from the entire movies plus many formerly unseen images from the Bond archive. this can be the last word James Bond booklet, written by means of the last word insider, with all of the affection and reliable humor he delivered to the role.  it's the excellent present for all enthusiasts of those a lot enjoyed films.

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There were no tantrums, no attempted negotiations. It was all extremely amicable. My friendship with Cubby outlived my time as Bond, and he told me of his thoughts of casting Pierce Brosnan in the role of 007. I said it was a terrific idea, as Pierce was an actor not unlike myself in style and looks. When that didn’t quite work out because of contractual complications, Cubby told me he was signing Timothy Dalton for three films, and I wished them both great success. The next time I met up with Pierce and Timothy was in 1995, at the memorial service for Cubby at London’s Odeon Leicester Square.

She also received a Golden Globe as ‘New Star of the Year’ for her role in Dr. No. In Fleming’s books, Bond girls always seemed to be in their mid-twenties, a decade or so younger than Jim, though in Goldfinger Fleming wrote that Bond suspected Pussy Galore was in her early thirties. An older woman? Perish that thought! BEAUTY IS IN THE EYE … Needless to say, all Bond girls are very beautiful, more often than not sporting a light sun tan, and with their eyes and mouths widely spaced – or so wrote Ian Fleming.

No! No! ’ Harry Saltzman is said to have then chosen Wiseman because of his performance in a dark 1951 movie called Detective Story. Ken Adam’s futuristic set of No’s base – and Ken’s sets are always a major contribution to the nutcase megalomaniac villain’s thoughts of superiority – featured a huge aquarium in the background of the dining room. It was described as being constructed from convex glass to give the impression of a ten-times magnification, making ‘minnows look like whales’. A classic touch was added on set when a reproduction of a Goya painting of the Duke of Wellington, which had actually been stolen in 1961, was placed on an easel next to the stairs; Bond stops to look as he passes it.

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