Live And Let Die

Anniversary of Derek Meddings’ death [1995]

September 10th, 2018 by

Renowned special effects wizard Derek Meddings died on 10th September 1995 from colorectal cancer. In Goldeneye’s credits, on which he worked, a dedication reads; “To the memory of Derek Meddings”. As well as his work on the James Bond films, Meddings was known for Gerry Anderson’s supermarionation TV shows and on the Superman movies with Christopher […]

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Birthday of Julius W. Harris from ‘Live and Let Die’ [1923]

August 17th, 2018 by

Julius W. Harris, who played Tee Hee in Live and Let Die, was born in Philadelphia on 17th August 1923.

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Birthday of Geoffrey Holder from ‘Live and Let Die’ [1930]

August 1st, 2018 by

Geoffrey Holder, who memorably played Baron Samedi in Live and Let Die, was born in Trinidad and Tobago on 1st August 1930. Photo: GeoffreyHolder by Nightscream. Licensed under CC BY 3.0.

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Anniversary of Live And Let Die première [1973]

July 6th, 2018 by

The Live And Let Die world première took place on 6th July 1973 at the Odeon Leicester Square, nine days after it had opened in the United States.

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Anniversary of Live And Let Die US opening [1973]

June 27th, 2018 by

Roger Moore’s first 007 movie, Live And Let Die, opened in the United States on 27th June 1973, more than a week ahead of the world première in London.

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Birthday of JW Pepper actor Clifton James [1921]

May 29th, 2018 by

Clifton James, who played Sheriff JW Pepper in Live and Let Die and The Man with the Golden Gun was born in Spokane, Washington on 29th May 1921.

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Birthday of two-time Felix Leiter actor David Hedison [1927]

May 20th, 2018 by

David Hedison, who played Felix Leiter in Live and Let Die and Licence to Kill was born in Providence, Rhode Island, U.S. on 20th May 1927. Photo: David Hedison by Nightscream. Licensed under CC BY 3.0.

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Birthday of Roy Stewart from Live and Let Die [1925]

May 15th, 2018 by

Roy Stewart, who played Quarrel Jr in Live and Let Die was born in Jamaica on 15th May 1925.

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Anniversary of Guy Hamilton’s death [2016]

April 20th, 2018 by

Guy Hamilton, who directed Goldfinger (1964) and three more James Bond films, died at his home in Mallorca on 20th April 2016. He was 93. After setting the template for the film series with Goldfinger, Hamilton returned to the series for Diamonds Are Forever (1971), Live And Let Die (1973) and The Man With The Golden Gun (1974). Among his other […]

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Anniversary of Live And Let Die publication in UK [1954]

April 5th, 2018 by

Ian Fleming’s 2nd James Bond book, Live And Let Die, was published on 5th April 1954 by Jonathan Cape. 007 is sent to New York on the trail of a gold smuggling operation being used to finance Russian activities and in Jamaica faces voodoo powers. Read more about Live And Let Die

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