Girl Power at Bond in Motion

New cars on show at Covent Garden’s Bond in Motion exhibition.

The new display at Bond in Motion, London Film Museum, Covent Garden
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Skyfall clapperboard signed by Daniel Craig, Naomie Harris, Berenice Marlohe, Javier Garden & Sam Mendes
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Bond in Motion at the London Film Museum has installed a new display of original film cars driven by female characters starring alongside 007 in the James Bond franchise. Also included are previously unseen costumes, props and storyboards.

Eve Moneypenny (Naomie Harris) pursues the train in a Land Rover Defender in Skyfall
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Eve Moneypenny (Naomie Harris) and Land Rover Defender in Skyfall
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  • Original film cars driven by female characters from the James Bond film series on display
  • Previously unseen props and costumes added to the permanent Bond in Motion exhibition at the London Film Museum
  • Bond in Motion is the largest official collection of original James Bond vehicles in the world

The Bond in Motion exhibition has over 100 individual items on display including the Aston Martin DB5 from GoldenEye, the ‘Wet Nellie’ Lotus Esprit S1 from The Spy Who Loved Me, the Rolls-Royce Phantom III from Goldfinger, and the ‘Little Nellie’ Wallis WA-116 Agile Autogyro from You Only Live Twice.

Bond (Daniel Craig) meets Camille (Olga Kurylenko) in Quantum of Solace
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Ford Ka from Quantum of Solace & Ford Cougar from On Her Majesty’s Secret Service at Bond in Motion
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Movie cars added to the permanent exhibition include:

  • Land Rover Defender Double Cab driven by Eve (Naomie Harris) in Skyfall
  • Ford Ka driven by Camille (Olga Kurylenko) in Quantum of Solace
  • Ford Thunderbird driven by Jinx (Halle Berry) in Die Another Day

Tilly Masterson (Tania Mallet) was the very first Bond actress to drive a car in the film Goldfinger, and the Mustang she drove was a preproduction car acquired from Ford especially for the film. An original production memo from January 1964 requesting driving lessons for Tania Mallet forms part of the new display.

Land Rover Defender from Skyfall with Moneypenny costume, now on display at Bond in Motion
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Goldfinger production memo requesting driving lessons for Tania Mallet
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Additional costumes and props on display for the first time at the London Film Museum include:

  • Eve Moneypenny (Naomie Harris) costume including Belstaff jacket, H&M silk vest, J Brand leather trousers and a Skyfall film poster showing Naomie wearing the outfit.
  • Skyfall clapperboard signed by Sam Mendes, Daniel Craig, Naomie Harris, Berenice Marlohe and Javier Bardem.
  • Skyfall storyboard showing Eve Moneypenny chasing the train sequence by Jim Cornish.
  • Camille (Olga Kurylenko) costume from Quantum of Solace created by Jasper Conran.
  • Jinx (Halle Berry) costume from Die Another Day – Versace leather jacket and skirt, Gina leather stiletto boots
  • Japanese film poster showing Jinx from Die Another Day.
  • Crossbow from For Your Eyes Only used by Melina Havelock (Carole Bouquet).

To celebrate the new exhibits, Bond in Motion is offering 2-for-1 tickets until the end of 2017 using the code GP001.

Ford Thunderbird and Jinx (Halle Berry) at the Ice Palace in Die Another Day
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Jinx’ Ford Thunderbird from Die Another Day now on display at Bond in Motion
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The London Film Museum is located at 45 Wellington Street, Covent Garden and is open seven days a week. Tickets are available at the box office daily or in advance from www.londonfilmmuseum.com and www.ticketmaster.co.uk.

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