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Barcelona chairs in M’s flat

February 27, 2013


In ”Casino Royale” James Bond breaks in to M’s home to use her computer. She walks in on him, annoyed with his arrogant cheek and a great scripted as well as directed scene follows. Both Bond and M sit in her Barcelona chairs. M’s got three (perhaps a fourth for the balance but it’s not visible on-screen) […]

The Felix Leiter actors

February 19, 2013


This is a full list of the actos who have portrayed James Bond’s C.I.A ally and friend Felix Leiter. Jack Lord in “Dr No” (1962) Cec Linder in “Goldfinger” (1964) Rik van Nutter in “Thunderball” (1965) Norman Burton in “Diamonds are Forever” (1971) David Hedison in “Live and let Die” (1973) & “Licence to Kill” (1989) […]

Chemnitz, better known as Karl-Marx-Stadt

February 16, 2013


”Well, l have to go to a circus in Karl-Marx-Stadt”, says Roger Moore’s James Bond in ”Octopussy.” Now, did you ever look at a map of Germany and thought ”I wonder where that Karl Marx Stadt is?” Well, if you had a map printed later that 1990 or just finger-scrolling your smartphone you simply wouldn’t […]

No such thing as a Dom Perignon ’57

February 9, 2013


In “On her Majesty’s Secret Service” James Bond happens to order a Dom Perignon that does not exist. Bond saves Tracy at the baccarat table in the Hotel Estoril Palacio, Portugal. She goes to a dining table, Bond follows her and orders a Dom Perignon ’57, but before the order arrives Tracy hands Bond her […]

Jaws’ mother calls him Zbigniew

February 2, 2013


The steel-teethed Jaws of “The Spy who loved me” and “Moonraker” is undeniably the most popular and widely known henchman of the James Bond films. His popularity was correctly predicted so that he survived his first 007 outing and went on turn good in his second. Actor Richard Kiel will always be best remembered for his portrayal […]