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Man With The Golden Gun stunt coordinator dies

May 11th, 2017 by

It was recently announced that Jay Milligan, stunt coordinator on The Man With The Golden Gun, died on 20th March. News of his death filtered in via a tribute video from the Erie County Fair, where he produced various derbies. Milligan was raised in South Buffalo as an adopted child. Early on he developed a deep passion […]

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Over £136,000 Raised in NSPCC Goldfinger Auction

September 18th, 2014 by

The 50th Anniversary Goldfinger auction raised over £136,000 online for the NSPCC when it closed yesterday. A large chunk of that figure was a £55,000 one third scale replica of 007’s Aston Martin DB5. A 18k yellow gold Omega Seamaster wristwatch also sold for £70,000. Other charity items included a signed Goldfinger poster and soundtrack, […]

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Goldinger 50th anniversary auction

September 9th, 2014 by

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of Goldfinger Christie’s is organizing an online auction of James Bond and Goldfinger memorabilia. The auction runs from the 8th to the 17th of September and includes the following items: A first edition of Goldfinger book by Ian Fleming. A British cinema poster with a Goldfinger LP record signed by Shirley […]

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Classic James Bond Returns to the Big Screen in Glasgow

September 7th, 2014 by

The Glasgow Film Theatre will bring Sean Connery back to the big screen in his iconic role of James Bond with a showing of From Russia With Love on Wednesday 10th September at 17:30. Dr. Melvyn Stokes, a noted film historian, will introduce the film and lead a discussion about 1960’s cinema following the showing. […]

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007 audio books now available in the US and Canada.

September 5th, 2014 by

The complete set of James Bond audio books, previously available in the UK, is now available for purchase in the US and Canada. Also see our article on the James Bond audio books here Narrated by Rosamund Pike, Bill Nighy, Tom Hiddleston, Sir Kenneth Branagh, and others, this set is an unabridged recording that was […]

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Ian Fleming features at the Henley Literary Festival

September 5th, 2014 by

October’s Henley Literary Festival will see two events celebrating the work and life of James Bond creator Ian Fleming. Held at Henley-on-Thames, the festival will celebrate the role Jamaica played in the creation of the 007 stories and mark 50 years of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang illustrator John Burningham will explain […]

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Skyfall DVD/Blu-Ray goes straight to top of UK charts

February 28th, 2013 by

Since being released on DVD and Blu-Ray last week in the UK, Skyfall has sold nearly 2 million copies according to the Official Charts Company. A total of 1.986 million copies were sold in the first week, representing 45% of all DVD/Blu-Ray sales, of which 544,000 were sold on the high definition Blu-Ray format, giving […]

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Adele to Perform Skyfall at Oscars

January 25th, 2013 by

It has been confirmed that Adele will perform Skyfall at the Oscars, as had been rumoured. The song has been nominated form Best Original Song and the Oscars ceremony will be the first time the singer has performed it live since giving birth. She previously attended the Golden Globes, where she was awarded the trophy […]

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$5.1 Million opening day for Skyfall in China

January 23rd, 2013 by

Skyfall added another $5.1 million to its box office receipts in Chine on Monday when it went on general release its last remaining major territory, 14% ahead of The Dark Knight Rises. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Sony sources say that films that open on Monday, such as the latest Bond and Batman movies, usually […]

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Lord Mountbatten`s James Bond-style pen gun now on auction

January 19th, 2013 by

A gold plated pen that hides a secret pistol given to Lord Mountbatten, the last viceroy of India, is set to be auctioned in March in by Holt’s Auctioneers of London. It was given to Mountbatten, the uncle of the Duke of Edinburgh, by the Maharaja of Jodhpur in 1948 and is expected to raise […]

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