The Man With The Golden Gun

Premiere of The Man With The Golden Gun [1974]

December 19th, 2017 by

Roger Moore’s second James Bond film was The Man With The Golden Gun, which premiered at London’s Odeon Leicester Square on 19th December 1974. The film went on general release in the UK and USA the same day, although it had opened in Japan five days earlier. While the film is not highly regarded by many Bond […]

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The Man With The Golden Gun typescript corrected by Ian Fleming now available to buy

October 31st, 2017 by

The Man With The Golden Gun typescript

A unique typescript of The Man With The Golden Gun corrected by Ian Fleming is available from Jonkers Rare Books. According to the listing on Jonkers’ website: 182 numbered pages of typed foolscap, five further preliminary pages and a single sheet of suggested (later adopted) corrections by Kingsley Amis, all bound in a cloth folder. […]

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Birthday of Britt Ekland from The Man With The Golden Gun [1942]

October 6th, 2017 by

Britt Ekland

Britt Ekland, who played Mary Goodnight opposite Roger Moore in The Man With The Golden Gun (1974), was born on 6th October 1942 in Stockholm.

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Birthday of Richard Loo from The Man With The Golden Gun [1903]

October 1st, 2017 by

Richard Loo, who played Hai Fat in The Man With The Golden Gun was born in Hawaii on 1st October 1903.

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Anniversary of Hervé Villechaize’s Death [1993]

September 4th, 2017 by

Hervé Villechaize, who played Nick Nack in The Man With The Golden Gun (1974), died on 4th September 1993 after shooting himself at his North Hollywood home. He was 50 years old.

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Birthday of Soon-Tek Oh from ‘The Man with the Golden Gun’ [1943]

June 29th, 2017 by

Soon-Tek Oh,who played Lieutenant Hip in The Man with the Golden Gun, was born in Mokpo in South Korea on 29th June 1943.

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Birthday of JW Pepper actor Clifton James [1921]

May 29th, 2017 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 Christopher Lee from ‘The Man with the Golden Gun’ [1922]

May 27th, 2017 by

Christopher Lee, who played Francisco Scaramanga in The Man With The Golden Gun was born in Belgravia on 27th May 1922. Photo: Christopher Lee by Siebbi. Licensed under CC BY 3.0.

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Remembering Sir Roger Moore

May 24th, 2017 by

Sir Roger Moore

It was one hot Saturday afternoon in August 1975 when I got my first taste of James Bond on the big screen. The Man With The Golden Gun had been released in December the previous year, but this was my first opportunity to see it. Hard as it is to imagine today, it took months […]

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Man With The Golden Gun stunt coordinator dies

May 11th, 2017 by

It was recently announced that Jay Milligan, stunt coordinator on The Man With The Golden Gun, died on 20th March. News of his death filtered in via a tribute video from the Erie County Fair, where he produced various derbies. Milligan was raised in South Buffalo as an adopted child. Early on he developed a deep passion […]

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