Thursday, 25 August 2016

Sean Connery 86 years, 25th of August 2016

Happy 86th birthday, Sean Connery! 

WhoThomas Sean Connery

Born25 August 1930, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Photo: seanconneryday.com
Sean Connery trivia facts:
  • Formerly worked as a milk delivery man. During his time as a milkman, Connery delivered to Fettes School in Edinburgh – the same school which James Bond attended in Ian Fleming‘s novels following his expulsion from Eton.


  • Of the six actors who have played James Bond, he is the only one who, like Bond, served in the Royal Navy.



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Tuesday, 23 August 2016

007 Filming location: Villa where Bond meets Mr. White / Casino Royale (2006)

Bond movie: "Casino Royale" (2006)
Place and location in the movie: Somewhere near Venice, Italy
Actual place and location: Villa La Gaeta, Via Statale, San Siro, Italy
What happens here in the movieBond shoots Mr. White (Jesper Christensen) in the leg
Visited by 007 Travelers: 2015






Mika & Pirita / 007 Travelers


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Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC

Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC






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Monday, 22 August 2016

007 Event: Starburst International Film Festival (26-28 August 2016)

What: Starburst International Film Festival
Where
The MMU Student Union, The Union, 21 Higher Cambridge Street, Manchester, England
When: 26-28 August 2016
Price: 
Day tickets £25,50
Full Weekend Passes £75







Special Bond star appearances:


Peter Lamont
Peter Lamont
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Art director and production designer on 18 Bond films.

Draughtsman (uncredited) in "Goldfinger" (1964)
Chief draughtsman (uncredited) and Set decorator (uncredited) in "Thunderball" (1965)
Assistant art director (uncredited) in "You Only Live Twice" (1967)
Set decorator in "On Her Majesty's Secret Service" (1969) and "Diamonds Are Forever" (1971)
Co-art director in "Live and Let Die" (1973) and "The Man with the Golden Gun" (1974)
Art director in "The Spy Who Loved Me" (1977)
Visual effects art director in "Moonraker" (1979)

Production designer in "For Your Eyes Only" (1981), "Octopussy" (1983), "A View to a Kill" (1985), "The Living Daylights" (1987), "Licence to Kill" (1989), "GoldenEye" (1995), "The World Is Not Enough" (1999), "Die Another Day" (2002) and "Casino Royale" (2006)




John Glen
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John Glen 
Director in "For Your Eyes Only" (1981), "Octopussy" (1983), "A View to a Kill" (1985), "The Living Daylights" (1987), "Licence to Kill" (1989) and Editor in "On Her Majesty's Secret Service" (1969), "The Spy Who Loved Me" (1977), "Moonraker" (1979)













Martine Beswick as Paula Caplan in
"Thunderball"
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Martine Beswick 
Zora in "From Russia with Love" (1963) and Paula Caplan in "Thunderball" (1965)

















Caroline Munro
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Caroline Munro
Naomi in "The Spy Who Loved Me" (1977)
















Virginia Hey
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Virginia Hey
Rubavitch in "The Living Daylights" (1987)












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Sunday, 21 August 2016

Who is your favourite Blofeld?

Who is your favourite Blofeld? 

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