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James Bond: Born in the trenches [Ottawa Citizen]

November 10th, 2011 by

Ben Macintyre wrote an article originally published in The Times (now inaccessible due to a paywall) and republished by the Ottawa Citizen in which he argues that Ian Fleming’s father, Valentine Fleming,who died in the First World War, provided the prototype for James Bond. According to the article Fleming once said: “I couldn’t possibly be […]

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Online poll to find out who is the greatest 007

October 16th, 2008 by

To celebrate the release of the latest Bond Film Quantum of Solace, The Times newspaper have partnered with online community polling website Poll The People to find out who the public considers to be the greatest 007 of all time. The Times Knowledge magazine will feature the latest Bond film on the cover this Saturday, […]

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