Live And Let Die

Live And Let Die composer George Martin died on this day in 2016

March 8th, 2018 by

George Martin, who was sometimes known as “the fifth Beatle” due to his influential work as producer with the Fab Four, died on 8th March 2016. As well as working with The Beatles and a whole host of other pop stars of the 1960s, Martin produced Shirley Bassey on Goldfinger. On Live And Let Die he composed […]

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Birthday of Gloria Hendry from Live And Let Die [1949]

March 3rd, 2018 by

Gloria Hendry, who played Rosie Carver in Roger Moore’s 1973 James Bond debut, Live And Let Die, was born on 3rd March 1949 in Winter Haven, Florida. Her best known role is as CIA agent Rosie Carver and she also made a number of blaxploitation movies, including  Black Caesar and its sequel Hell Up in Harlem (both 1973). Photo: “Gloria […]

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Birthday of Bond girl Jane Seymour [1951]

February 15th, 2018 by

Jane Seymour, who played Solitaire in Live And Let Die, was born on 15th February 1951 in Hayes, Middlesex. Photo: “Jane Seymour CUN Award Party 2009” by Ilya Haykinson. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0.

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Roger Moore’s The 007 Diaries to be republished next year

December 4th, 2017 by

Diary written during the filming of Live And Let Die to be reissued in 2018. Roger Moore agreed to keep a day-by-day diary throughout the production of his first James Bond film, Live and Let Die. Originally published just ahead of the premiere in July 1973, a new hardback edition of the book is to be published […]

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Birthday of Yaphet Kotto from ‘Live and Let Die’ [1939]

November 15th, 2017 by

Yaphet Kotto, who played Kananga/Mr Big in Live and Let Die, was born in New York City on 15th November 1939.

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New James Bond hardbacks now available

November 3rd, 2017 by

New hardback editions of three Bond titles now available from Vintage Classics. Back in the summer, Vintage Classics announced they would be releasing new hardback editions of three Bond titles. The books are Casino Royale, Live And Let Die and Goldfinger and include artwork by Levente Szabó and by John Cork. Each book also includes archive material […]

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Death of Quarrel Jr actor Roy Stewart [2008]

October 27th, 2017 by

Roy Stewart, who played Quarrel Junior in Live And Let Die died on 27th October 2008 in London. Before becoming an actor, Stewart owned a gym in London, worked as a stuntman and opened a Caribbean restaurant. Much of his acting career was on the small screen, notably in a number of early episodes of  Dr […]

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MI6 Confidential Special #1: Live And Let Die – The Peter Lamont Portfolio

October 19th, 2017 by

MI6 Confidential publishes special edition focusing on Peter Lamont’s work on Live And Let Die. In 2017, after ten years of service, MI6 Confidential has introduced a new special format: a limited-run 100-page perfect bound issue of the magazine taking a deep dive into one particular facet of the franchise. This first special issue was […]

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Julius W Harris (Tee Hee in Live And Let Die) died on this day in 2004

October 17th, 2017 by

Julius W Harris who played Tee Hee Johnson in Live And Let Die died on 17th October 2004 in California aged 81. Harris had worked as a nurse and a bouncer in the jazz clubs of New York before winning his first screen role in Nothing But a Man (1964). He later appeared in blaxploitation movies such as Superfly […]

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Death of Baron Samedi actor Geoffrey Holder [2014]

October 5th, 2017 by

Multi-talented Geoffrey Holder, who played Baron Samedi in Live And Let Die, died on 5th October 2014 after suffering from pneumonia. Born in  Trinidad in 1930, Holder worked as actor, dancer, choreographer, director, costume designer, singer, painter and voice over artist. Playing one of the most memorable characters in all the James Bond film, he made the […]

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