MI6 Confidential #37: Decades in Design

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Designer Peter Lamont followed in some giant footsteps. Ken Adam had applied a heavy, but lavish and breathtaking, hand to the look of the early Bond films. Taking over in an era of realism, and some austerity, still allowed Lamont the opportunity to shine.


In an exclusive conversation Lamont remembers his last few Bond adventures, touching on all facets of the production from conception, to recces and shooting. He shares a raft of stories, reaffirming that life on the Bond pictures was often challenging but never dull.

We also revisit the promotional partners of the Roger Moore era, investigate the missing Bond novel Per Fine Ounce and hear from author and illustrator Mike Grell on his contribution to the illustrated 007.


In This Issue

  • Decades In Design – Peter Lamont remembers his last thirty years with Bond
  • Permission To Die – Author & illustrator Mike Grell revisits his comic book Bond
  • Per Fine Ounce – The history of Geoffrey Jenkins’ lost Bond novel
  • Licence To Shill – A look back at the tie-ins of the ’70s and ’80
  • Strike Lightning – Steve Cole describes hitting his stride with book three
  • A Cool Reception – When Bond shot in Norway for Die Another Day
  • The Bond Connection – Fleming’s contribution to The Man From U.N.C.L.E.

Issue #37 is now shipping around the world. And you can still get five issues for the price of four when you order from the MI6 Confidential website.

David Leigh founded The James Bond Dossier in 2002. A fan of 007 since the age of 8, he is also author of The Complete Guide to the Drinks of James Bond. You can order a copy here if you don't own it already.

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