The Spy Who Loved Me

Shane Rimmer dies aged 89

March 29th, 2019 by

Today we received the sad news that Shane Rimmer has died at the age of 89. The Canadian actor, who appeared in three James Bond films, was also a voice actor and screenwriter who  provided the voice of Scott Tracy in Thunderbirds (1965–1966). Rimmer appeared mainly in supporting roles, especially in films and television series […]

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Anniversary of Lewis Gilbert’s death [2018]

February 23rd, 2019 by

Lewis Gilbert, who directed Sean Connery in You Only Live Twice (1967) and two Roger Moore films, died in Monaco on 23rd February 2018 at the age of 97. When Gilbert returned to the series he essentially remade the fifth Bond film twice, with The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)and Moonraker (1979).

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Lewis Gilbert dies aged 97

February 27th, 2018 by

Three time Bond director Lewis Gilbert has died at the age of 97. Lewis Gilbert, who directed Sean Connery in You Only Live Twice (1967) and returned to the series to direct the late Roger Moore in The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) and Moonraker (1979), has died according to a tweet by 007 website […]

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Actor Albert Moses dies aged 79

December 18th, 2017 by

Albert Moses in 2005

This weekend we learnt the news that Albert Moses passed away earlier in the year at the age of 79. The Sri Lankan actor Albert Moses, who appeared in two James Bond films, died in London in September. Moses moved the the UK in the 1970s, where he mainly worked inn television. He was cast […]

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007’s iconic Lotus Esprit S1

November 27th, 2017 by

The Lotus Esprit S1 became an instant automotive icon when it made its screen debut in The Spy Who Loved Me in 1977. Albert R. ‘Cubby’ Broccoli’s first Bond film as sole producer and the tenth in the James Bond series, the film’s success helped define the legacy of one of the film industry’s most […]

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New Omega Commander’s Watch on display at Bond in Motion

July 7th, 2017 by

Special-edition watch launched by Omega this week is now on display in London. Following a prestigious launch event in London on 5th July where Swiss watchmaker Omega unveiled a new timepiece to celebrate the rank and regalia of James Bond, the Seamaster Diver 300M “Commander’s Watch” Limited Edition will be on display at Bond in […]

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Charity 007 screenings in memory of Roger Moore

May 26th, 2017 by

A series of special charity screenings in aid of UNICEF starts on 31st May in memory of Sir Roger Moore. Two of Moore’s Bond films will be screened at Odeon Cinemas in the UK, AMC Theatres in the US and Hoyts in Australia and New Zealand from 31st May 2017 with additional locations announced soon. Eon […]

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The Bond Novelizations Part I: The Spy Who Loved Me and Moonraker

April 21st, 2017 by

Welcome to the world of the James Bond films novelizations. The trend for turning films or TV series into novels started during the second half of the 20th century. It was the era prior to the home video boom and a way to experience the film at home. This technique is still continued in many franchises […]

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Screenwriter Christopher Wood dies

October 19th, 2015 by

On Saturday morning Roger Moore announced on twitter the death of screenwriter and novelist Christopher Wood.  Wood wrote the screenplay for two of Moore’s Bond films, The Spy Who Loved Me (1977, which he wrote with Richard Maibaum) and Moonraker (1979). He also wrote novelisations of the two films. As well as his work on Bond, Wood’s […]

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Birthday of The Spy Who Loved Me actress Caroline Munro [1949]

January 16th, 2015 by

Caroline Munro, who played helicopter pilot Naomi in The Spy Who Loved Me, was born in Windsor on 16th January 1949. Munro moved to London when her was a modelling career took off at 17 and had a bit part in the spoof version of Casino Royale in 1967. Becoming the face of Lamb’s Navy Rum […]

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