Video: On location in Lisbon

November 22nd, 2016 by

I just got back from a short visit to Lisbon in Portugal. I had a fantastic time there and although the trip was short and sweet, managed to get to see one location from On Her Majesty’s Secret Service.

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George Lazenby

August 25th, 2011 by

Above: Actor George Lazenby at the November 2008 Big Apple Convention in Manhattan. When Sean Connery announced his retirement form the James Bond films after You Only Live Twice (1967) and Timothy Dalton who was the favoured replacement counted himself out for being too young, Cubby Broccoli began to seriously consider a young Australian as […]

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John Barry tribute – OHMSS

April 12th, 2011 by

In the second part of his tribute to John Barry, Bond fan and professional musician Tim Mottershead takes an in depth look at Barry’s work for On Her Majesty’s Secret Service. With Connery having filmed the first novel in the so-called Blofeld trilogy Thunderball, in 1965, the logical next step would have been to film […]

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On Her Majesty’s Secret Service

January 23rd, 2011 by

Author: Ian Fleming Publication date:¬†1st April 1963 Publisher:¬†Jonathan Cape Cover artist:¬†Richard Chopping This time not only does Bond get the girl, but he marries her too. Marking the second book of a trilogy, On Her Majesty’s Secret Service is best read after Thunderball. The story starts in Royale-les-Eaux with Bond saving a girl from drowning […]

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MI6 Declassified #7 – On Her Majesty's Secret Service

April 7th, 2010 by

The latest edition of MI6 Declassified has recently been published and is now available to order online. Although George Lazenby’s single Bond outing, On Her Majesty’s Secret Service,was a box-office success back in 1969, it has sometimes been cast as a failure. However, it is now considered one of the most loved adventures in the […]

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On Her Majesty’s Secret Service soundtrack

March 31st, 2010 by

With Sean Connery having already announced that he was leaving his role as James Bond, and with a new director, Peter Hunt, on board, it was clear that the sixth film in the Bond franchise was going to differ markedly from the previous efforts. John Barry, who had by this time won an Oscar for […]

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