Tag Archive | "Sean Connery"

Aston Martin DB5

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Aston Martin DB5

Posted on 25 August 2011 by Ajay Singh

James Bond car – Aston Martin DB5

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You Only Live Twice Movie Poster

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You Only Live Twice Movie Poster

Posted on 01 April 2011 by Ajay Singh

You Only Live Twice Movie Poster

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Diamonds are forever

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Diamonds are forever

Posted on 16 September 2010 by Ajay Singh

Having previously turned down the chance to reprise the role of Bond, Sean Connery was persuaded back to don the tuxedo one more time by being offered the then record breaking sum of $1.25 million and a percentage of the profits.

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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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You only live twice

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You only live twice

Posted on 09 September 2010 by Ajay Singh

In a departure from the norm, “You Only Live Twice” did not use the plot of the novel that it was supposedly based on, and during it’s production, Sean Connery announced that he was giving up the role of Bond.

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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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List of James Bond Movies

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List of James Bond Movies

Posted on 20 August 2010 by Ajay Singh

Complete List of James Bond Movies.

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Dr. No

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Dr. No

Posted on 20 August 2010 by Ajay Singh

As is often the case with the first in a long running series of films, Dr No seems half formed as a Bond movie though is a great spy thriller in itself, defining the genre for the 60s. Sean Connery was plucked from relative obscurity to star as Bond, after “Danger Man” star Patrick McGoohan turned the role down.

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