Category Archives: James Bond

On This Day — James Bond “From Russia With Love” Premiere in London (October 10 1963)

 “… the film is highly immoral in every imaginable way; it is neither uplifting, instructive nor life-enhancing. Neither is it great film-making. But it sure is fun.” Richard Roud — The Guardian  (October 11 1963) “Fleming found he had a love for … Continue reading

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On This Day — James Bond Dr. No Worldwide Premiere at the London Pavilion (October 5 1962)

“Fleming found he had a love for espionage, and combined with his support for all things British, provided purpose to his life. But after WWII ended, he found himself at loose ends, and took a job with a newspaper. He … Continue reading

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On This Day — Happy Birthday Sean Connery! (25 August 1930)

“You eckshpect me to talk?” “No, Mr Bond, I expect you to DIE!” Goldfinger (1964) “More than anything else, I’d like to be an old man with a good face, like Hitchcock or Picasso.” Sean Connery “Fleming found he had … Continue reading

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On This Day — Happy Birthday to Ian Fleming (May 28 1908 – August 12 1964)

“Fleming found he had a love for espionage, and combined with his support for all things British, provided purpose to his life. But after WWII ended, he found himself at loose ends, and took a job with a newspaper. He … Continue reading

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