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Sir Roger Moore CBE KBE

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Sir Roger Moore CBE KBE

Posted on 17 September 2010 by Ajay Singh

The longest running James Bond, setting a record that is unlikely to ever be broken, Moore appeared in a total of seven films from the early seventies to the mid eighties, bringing a suave sophistication to the super spy and steering the franchise in a new direction for a new decade.

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The Living Daylights

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The Living Daylights

Posted on 17 September 2010 by Ajay Singh

It was widely known that Pierce Brosnan was the producers preferred choice to replace Roger Moore, so the announcement that Timothy Dalton was to take up the Walther PPK came as something of a shock to Bond fans.

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George Lazenby

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George Lazenby

Posted on 10 September 2010 by Ajay Singh

Sean Connery’s very public disassociation from the role he had created left as gap that the world couldn’t wait to see who would fill. The honour fell to unknown Australian George Lazenby who won the part because he punched a stuntman by mistake, impressing the producers with this mistimed show of aggression.

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Thunderball

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Thunderball

Posted on 09 September 2010 by Ajay Singh

With a title that sounds like a very uncomfortable medical condition, “Thunderball” was to become the highest grossing film in the Bond canon, which is just as well as it was also one of the most difficult to be made in the first place.

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Octopussy

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Octopussy

Posted on 04 September 2010 by Ajay Singh

Roger Moore had been against returning as Bond for this film but was persuaded to stay by Cubby Broccoli who felt that an established actor was needed to face up to competition from a returning Sean Connery in the rival Bond film “Never Say Never Again”, released in the same year.

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Goldfinger

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Goldfinger

Posted on 03 September 2010 by Ajay Singh

Helmed by franchise newcomer Guy Hamilton who had previously turned down the chance to shoot the first Bond movie and with a budget three times that of “Dr No”, “Goldfinger” with it’s memorable Shirley Bassey sung theme song told the story of Auric erm…

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